The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 14, 1889

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p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Capt. John Donnelly, sr., leaves tomorrow to see about the raising of the schr. Marion Breck, which went ashore on Squaw Island, Georgian Bay, last fall.


The steamer Canada left for Montreal this morning.

The schr. Nellie Hunter is loading ties for Oswego.

The steamer Khartoum took a number of visitors to Horse Shoe Island yesterday afternoon.

Capt. Saunders, of the schr. Julia, received a hat valued at $4 while in Oswego for taking the first load of barley to the eastern side of Oswego.

The schr. Jessie Breck will leave Toledo tomorrow evening with a cargo of elm timber for Garden Island. She has been chartered to load railroad iron for Windsor.

Breck & Booth have been commissioned to ship 15,000 tons of railroad iron to Windsor. This quantity will make 25 or 30 cargoes. The schr. Wawanosh is the first vessel chartered.

The prop. Glengarry and tow cleared for the Welland canal last evening. The wages of the crews of the vessels were reduced from $1 per day to $25 per month. Some of the hands did not accept the wages.

Arrivals: tug McArthur, Prescott; tug Eleanor and consorts, Cape Vincent, light; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 360 tons coal; schr. Hanlan, Fairhaven, light; tug Freemason, with barge Minnie Francis in tow, Cape Vincent, light.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 14, 1889