The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1887

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p.1 A Propeller On The Rocks - Milwaukee, Nov. 22nd - In the fog that prevailed on the lake yesterday the prop. Waverly, of the Ogdensburg line, ran on the rocks at North Point. A relief expedition with a life-saving crew has gone to her.

p.4 Death of Mrs. Rogers - of Wolfe Island, 81, family includes daughters Mrs. Capt. Langan, Chicago; Mrs. Capt. McCormick, Muskegon.



The prop. Armenia is loading barley for Oswego at Richardson's.

The prop. Shickluna is in port from Toledo with 16,450 bush. corn.

Capt. Gaskin purchased the damaged cargo of the Glenora for 25 cents per bushel.

The steamer Hero brought seventy-five passengers from Bay of Quinte ports to the city today.

After the cargo of coal is discharged the Jessie H. Breck will go into winter quarters.

Today the schr. B.W. Folger was towed to Portsmouth where she will be hauled out and repaired.

Navigation on the Rideau Canal is nearly over for the season. A large number of the boats have tied up at Smith's Falls.

The prop. Dominion and schr.Augusta, laden with grain from Port Arthur for Richardson, are in the Sault Ste. Marie river.

The crew of the schr. Merritt will be paid off. The vessel will be taken in tow by the prop. Tilley, which arrives here in a few days.

Mr. Murphy, one of the crew of the schr. Glenora, is credited with having acted heroically during the recent gale, through which the vessel passed.

An unknown two-masted schooner is sunk in 40 feet of water, one mile and a half abreast of Kenosha, and fears are entertained that not a soul was saved of her crew.

Regarding the prop. Lake Ontario, libelled at Amherstburg, Capt. Patinaud says he ran into Amherstburg late at night to coal up and as the customs office was closed, requested the wharf-keeper to report for him, but the latter failed to do so.

The schr. Watertown, (owned by Folger Bros.) Detroit, with 20,000 bushels, has arrived en route to Ogdensburg. Capt. Beaupre says he was on Lake Erie during last week's gale. His sails were split and some of her trimmings slightly damaged. He passed through all the heavy gales which have occurred this fall. Fortunately his vessel escaped being injured seriously. She is a good sea boat.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 22, 1887