The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 11, 1888

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The steamer Westminster Park is on the dock at Portsmouth being recaulked.

The schr. Julia is being loaded with barley at Wolfe Island for Oswego.

The steambarge Nile and two barges have arrived with bunchwood from Deseronto.

The schr. Erie Belle has been abandoned by the insurance companies. She is sunk off Ashtabula.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes, on the stocks at Deseronto and rebuilt, will be launched in two weeks' time.

The iron steamer Rosedale, from Chicago with 40,000 bushels corn, unloaded at Portsmouth yesterday and left for Toronto.

The prop. Myles, from the west, was lightened of her cargo of grain at the Montreal Transportation company's dock today.

? Gray, of this city, was captain of the barge Southampton, reported to be lost on Lake Michigan. She was one of the prop. Scotia's tow, and owned by Captain S. Fraser. Mr. Gray's family live on Montreal street. They have not received any particulars of the disaster.

The steambarge Enterprise, which went out last Friday to look after her barges, ran aground at North Manitous on Sunday and jettisoned 4,000 bushels of corn before getting off. Her bottom is badly damaged. The Enterprise has left Cheboygan for Kingston. The whole tow is in a bad shape.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 11, 1888