The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 5, 1887

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The schrs. White Oak and Clara White cleared for Oswego with lumber.

The schr. Singapore, from Sandusky, is in port with 405 tons of coal for Folger Bros.

The steam yacht Flight has been raised at Brockville. Edward Cunningham was the diver who did the work.

The steamers Reliance and Anglin are loading railroad ties for Oswego and Cape Vincent respectively.

It is understood that the Sackett Brothers, owners of the Ariadne, have placed an order with Burgess, the Boston yacht builder who designed the Merle, for a sloop sixty-five feet long, and that he is at work now on the design.

The mate of the schr. Blake is John Cowner, of Port Dalhousie. The only members of the crew whose names are known are Thomas Gallagher, of St. Catharines, and a Norwegian named Oscar Steffenson.

Arrivals: steambarge R. Anglin, Cape Vincent, light; schr. Nellie Hunter, Toronto, 12,200 bush. wheat; schr. W.J. Suffel, Toronto, 19,000 bush. wheat; schr. Singapore, Sandusky, 404 tons of coal; prop. Reliance, Charlotte, light.

Clearances: schr. J.G. Worts, Cleveland, 525 tons iron ore; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 137,138 feet of lumber.

A St. Catharines Opinion - Capt. J.H. Scott, of Kingston, is a model chief officer, and by his genial manners makes everybody feel at home on board the prop. Persia. He is evidently a favorite with the ladies, and is usually surrounded at his post of duty by a host of the fair sex, who ply him with all sorts of questions. Long experience has doubtless developed great patience in the worthy captain, and no matter how many curious queries are put to him he always returns a pleasant answer.

Arrival Of The White Wings - The yacht White Wings, purchased by Mr. H. Jarvis, of Hamilton, is at the foot of Barrack Street. She arrived last night from Oswego. The owner sails her, and is accompanied by his wife. Capt. Cuthbert, who built her, sailed her in all the races in which she has won first place. Yesterday the veteran builder sailed the Iolanthe.

Incidents Of The Day - The mate of the schooner Speedwell will probably be arrested here for aggravated assault upon a sailor named O'Hara, who was brutally beaten and then sent ashore at Toronto Island.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 5, 1887