The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1889

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Vessels will carry 250,000 feet of lumber from this city to the west.

The schr. A. Falconer, from Oswego, is discharging coal at Toronto.

On Sept. 28th the tug Oswego lost her raft of elm logs off Colchester.

The schr. Delaware, with coal from Oswego, is unloading at Folger's wharf.

The str. Princess Louise since she has received a new wheel makes faster time than ever.

The steamer Chieftain with four barges arrived at Portsmouth with railroad iron from Montreal.

The steamer Rosedale passed Port Colborne last night from Duluth to Kingston with wheat.

The steamer Myles passed Port Dalhousie last night from Kingston on her way to Port Arthur with general cargo.

The steamer Glengarry and tow cleared for Toledo to load grain for the city. Capt. Kennedy is in charge of the schr. Gaskin.

The schr. Monguagon, sunk near Oswego, was pumped out on Wednesday. She will be repaired. Damage is estimated at $3,000.

The str. Corsican will arrive here this evening from Montreal. She will lay up at Swift's wharf for the winter. The Spartan will also lay up here after Friday.

A Vessel Capsized - Port Burwell, Oct. 1st - The schr. Erie Wave went ashore below Clear Creek some days ago, and a wrecking party was instituted to get the stranded vessel off. They succeeded in getting her off where she would float. A heavy gale sprung up last evening and word was received here this morning that the schooner had capsized during the night and that of the 11 on board of her 8 were drowned. Captain Stafford was one of the victims.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1889