The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1887

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The steamer McArthur arrived from Quebec today.

The steambarge Reliance is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schooner Tecumseh, from Lake Michigan, is discharging lumber at Collinsby.

The schr. Norwood arrived today with grain, as soon as discharged will load iron ore for Chicago.

The steamer Magnet passed up yesterday for Toronto. She took the place of the Algerian, which struck a sunken reef near Allan's wharf, Montreal, tearing away the elm planking that sheaths the heel on the port side underneath the boilers. These elm planks being bolted to the plates, and the bolts having been torn out, the water entered the bilge of the steamer. Repairs are now being made.

On Thursday evening the prop. Celtic arrived from Sandusky with grain for Montreal. She went to the M.T. company's dock and was lightened. While running from the dock her crank shaft crooked and she was compelled to pull up at Swift's wharf. After being discharged she will be towed to Hamilton by the prop. Lake Ontario. She will immediately receive a new crank shaft from Buffalo. The expense of the accident will be about $500.

Yachting In Belleville - White Wings won class one - Lake Yacht Racing Ass.

Jumped Off The Boat - suicide off str. Pierrepont.

p.8 A Gift For Capt. Garrett - a silver ice pitcher presented by passengers on str. Ella Ross.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1887