The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1888

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p.8 A Close Call Indeed - story of man's trip down rapids; started on raft belonging to Collinsby rafting company.


The steamer Ontario is lying disabled at Oswego.

The prop. Myles is expected from the west with a cargo of grain.

The Princess Louise brought 125 passengers to the city today from river points.

Arrivals: steamer D.D. Calvin and schr. Jessie Breck, Spanish River, timber; schr. Julia, Oswego, 207 tons coal.

The sailing yacht Gracie, which ran aground near Rock Island, on the river St. Lawrence, was repaired at Fisher's Landing. She arrived here today.

The schooner St. Louis has just completed a very quick trip. She left Toronto on Thursday last for Oswego, went from there to Fairhaven, where she loaded coal, and arrived in Hamilton on Monday.

The schr. Julia (Capt. Saunders) arrived this morning with 235 tons of hard coal. The vessel left here light on Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock and returned to the city at daylight this morning. The vessel was loaded and the trip, 125 miles, was made in about 36 hours. The sailing was done during the night.

Personal Mention - Capt. George Crawford has gone to Buffalo, Detroit and Chicago. He is interested in a new steamboat line.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 30, 1888