The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1887

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The schr. Singapore is loading lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Annie Falconer is loading barley at Toronto for Oswego.

The tug Active with four barges leaves for Oswego this evening to load coal.

The steam-barge Reliance took a load of lumber and railroad ties to Oswego last night.

The prop. Myles, schrs. J.H. Breck and Gulnair cleared for Oswego to load coal for Fort William.

The schr. Picton discharged 350 tons of coal at M. Mallen's yard today. She came from Oswego.

The steam yachts General B. Franklin and H.R. Scott, called yesterday with excursionists from Alexandria Bay.

The steam-barge Freemason arrived from Ottawa today with a load of lumber. After taking on a sufficient quantity of wood she proceeded to Oswego.

The schr. St. Louis cleared for Buffalo today to load coal for Kincardine. After discharging coal she will be loaded with salt for Chicago.

Judge Horne, of Windsor, has decided that the prop. St. Magnus was at fault for colliding with and sinking the tug Bob Hackett, near the mouth of the Detroit river last summer. He referred the case to a commissioner to determine the damage.

Yesterday afternoon two firemen, employed on the steamer Corsican, deserted. Punctually at five o'clock the boat left the dock, and only after she had reached Nine Mile Point did the officers discover that the firemen were absent. The boat was brought back to the city and two other men were engaged.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1887