The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 6, 1890

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Capt. Gerlack (Gorlock ?) has been appointed master of the steamer Onoko.

Capt. Edward Anderson, late of the Canadian Pacific Railway steamer Manitoba, will command the steamship Hiawatha this season. The Manitoba will not go into commission.

The schr. Speedwell, Capt. Williams, arrived at Charlotte on Monday with 475 tons of ice for the Bartholomay Brewing company. The ice was loaded at Whitby. The vessel left Whitby on Sunday. It is customary for the captain of the first vessel to receive a new hat, so Capt. Williams is expecting one from the Bartholomay brewing company.

Officers of the various Detroit craft: steamer Iron King, Capt. P.L. Millen; schr. Iron Queen, Capt. William Irvine; steamer Iron Chief, Capt. George Miner; schr. Iron State, Capt. George Dennis; steamer Iron Duke, Capt. William Millen; schr. Iron Cliff, Capt. Sidney Millen; schr. Iron Age, Capt. W.W. Carter; steamer Greyhound, Capt. Chris Moore; steamer John Oades, Capt. J.T. Hutton; steamer Minneapolis, Capt. J. Lemay; steamer B.W. Blanchard, Capt. H. Bogart; tug Favorite, Capt. Martin Swain; schr. Redwing, Capt. Charles Woods; schr. Ganges, Capt. William Elliot; schr. Mont Blanc, Capt. J. Rusho.

The New Pleasure Yacht - 60' x 10' 6", designed by Mr. Robinson.

Broke a Cable - The heavy strain of ice against the wrecking vessels Neelon and Breck had the effect of breaking the large wire cable which extended from the C.P.R. slip to the schooner Neelon. The cable connecting the Breck with the shore became frozen in, requiring considerable work to cut it loose next morning. Efforts to clear the jam of ice resting against the vessels by cutting it out in blocks and floating it down the stream is being pushed by the wrecking hands.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 6, 1890