The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1888

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New masts for the schr. M.L. Breck are finished.

Chicago parties are endeavoring to purchase the yacht White Wings, built by Cuthbert.

The schr. W.R. Taylor, Detroit, timber, is in port. She returns to Detroit for another load.

Capt. Donnelly has raised a boat that was sunk in Georgian Bay. She has been taken to Owen Sound for repairs.

While going down the river the other day the steam barge Saxon struck a rock and had her forefoot knocked off. She arrived here yesterday and this morning Diver Kelly was engaged in repairing her injuries.

Arrivals: schr. Fabiola, Oswego, 285 tons coal; schr. A.M. Foster, Oswego, 156 tons coal; schr. L. Rooney, Charlotte, 297 tons coal; steamers Persia, Lake Michigan and Corinthian, Montreal; Spartan, Toronto; and Norseman, Charlotte.

The prop. California, which foundered in the straits last fall and went to Detroit a few days ago, unloaded her cargo of wet corn, which was purchased by Hiram Walker, and was but thirteen inches damaged on the top. That underneath was almost as good as when first put in. E.S. Pease, of East Saginaw, who purchased the propeller from the Western Insurance company, Toronto, and her cargo from Smith, Davis & Co., decided to take her to Bay City and convert her into a steambarge. Her engine and boilers are in excellent condition.

Stabbed On Amherst Island - Joseph Smith, a net fisher, about 70, camped at Fish Point, was attacked - details.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1888