The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1889

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The schr. Samana cleared today from Portsmouth for Oswego and the prop. Tilley and consorts for Chicago.

The schr. Stuart Dunn cleared from Garden Island for Cheboygan today. She will load tiimber for the island. Capt. James Dix, master of the vessel and a resident of the city, has been absent since January.

A Handsome Steam Yacht - Ladoga, 98' long, in Thousand Islands.

A Collision of Boats - Chicago, June 21st - In a collision between the steambarge D.W. Powers of Muskegon and the schr. America, 4 miles off the marine hospital last night. Simon O'Day, captain of the Powers, received injuries likely to prove fatal. No one else was hurt. After the collision the America, which had a big hole torn in her side, blew her fog horn and her crew called to the Powers that she was in a sinking condition. The steamer finally got a line to the disabled boat and towed her into the harbour. The collision was caused by the rain and fog, which prevailed on the lake.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1889