The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1889

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The schr. White Oak has gone into winter quarters at Breck & Booth's wharf.

The steambarge Van Allen, commanded by Captain Thompson, has made a record during the past season. The barge has been at work seven months and ten days, and during that time has made eighty round trips between Oswego and Trenton, three trips between Kingston and Oswego and one trip to Brockville and return. She carried to Oswego 22,000,000 feet of lumber and was not laid up a day or an hour because of any mishap.

General Paragraphs - The schr. Snowbird has turned up at Charlotte.

The schr. Hanlan cleared today for Oswego with barley.

Several barges owned by the M.T. Company are loading stone at Howe Island.

The evidence in the Quinte investigation cannot be secured. The inquiry is private.

The cost of getting the schr. Annandale off is variously estimated at from $500 to $1,000.

The ice formed so thick last night that the steamer Pierrepont had difficulty in getting to the dock at Wolfe Island this morning.

The cargo of the wrecked schooner Gleniffer is being pumped out. As soon as it is completed an attempt will be made to raise the vessel.

The schrs. Bullock, D. Freeman, Delaware, Rainbow, Restless and steambarge Water Lily and consort Oswell have gone into winter quarters at Belleville.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 4, 1889