The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1890

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The schr. Hanlan is loading coal at Charlotte for Breck and Booth.

The prop. Canada is on her way from Duluth to Kingston with wheat.

The schr. McBride is loading grain in the Bay of Quinte for Richardson and Son.

Mr. Flower, N.Y., has introduced a bill making Ogdensburg a port of entry.

The sloop Maggie L. from Gananoque is discharging rye and oats for Richardson and Son.

The str. Van Allen and schr. O.S. Storrs are being loaded with 400,000 feet of lumber for Oswego.

The water is so high in the river that an old pier near Clayton is completely covered. It should be marked.

The schr. Grantham passed Port Colborne yesterday on her way to Garden Island with timber from Bay City.

The schrs. Erie Belle and S.H. Dunn passed Port Dalhousie yesterday on their way to Kingston with coal.

The str. Pilgrim will only run as far as Alexandria Bay this season. This is due to the customs regulations at Kingston.

The str. Islander cleared yesterday for Clayton. She went on her regular route this morning between Alexandria Bay and Cape Vincent.

The str. Algerian broke her wheel while en route to the city from Montreal. The steamer remained in the Cornwall canal yesterday and will not arrive here until tomorrow.

The str. Van Allen arrived light from Toronto and will load lumber for the box factory at Oswego. The schr. O.S. Storrs is loading lumber for the same port.

The sch. Jessie Breck lying on her side at Garden Island was to have been righted today. Capt. Booth says she is all right. Her seams are as tight as they possibly can be and the hull is as good as before the accident. About $2000 will need to be spent in repairing her. She will need new sails, rigging and cabin.

William Calder, Toronto, a deck hand on the prop. St. Magnus, was drowned in the Welland Canal on Friday. He was bathing close to the lock, threw his arms up and cried out "My God, I'm gone." It is thought that he had taken with cramps and sinking, caught on some projection of rock as he did not appear again above the surface.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1890