The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 25, 1890

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The schr. Delaware is loading timer for Oswego.

The schr. A. Falconer is discharging coal in Toronto.

The schr. Rhoda Emily passed Port Colborne last evening en route from Chicago to Kingston with corn.

The steambarge Sachem, from Chicago is discharging 36,000 bushels of corn. When unloaded the boat will clear for Osceota, Mich., light.

The new 40' Fife cutter, recently built for Mr. Ames, of Oswego is to be called Yama. She is now on her way to Lake Ontario.

The str. Algonquin left Toronto yesterday at noon and arrived here this morning at 2:20 a.m. making her regular calls and completing the trip in less than 12 hours.

The yacht Nervana left for Montreal last night where she will be repaired and fitted up before going among the Thousand Islands. In the meantime Mrs. Giverneud, the owner, will spend a few weeks in St. Johns, Que.

Capt. M. Mahoney, Hamilton, who commands the schr. M.L. Breck saved 11 of the crew of the steambarge C.E. Ryan on Saginaw Bay. Yesterday he received $50 from the owners of the wrecked boat in recognition of his services.

Capt. Donnelly inspector of hulls, returned to the city on Saturday after an absence of 3 weeks during which he was engaged in official duties. He spent his time at Cornwall and at points along the Ottawa river. Last night he left for Ogdensburg to inspect a boat undergoing repairs at the marine yard there.

Capt. Bass of Oswego, who piloted the steamyacht Nervana from Oswego until she struck on the Ducks last Friday evening, said this morning, that he did not neglect his duty as a Kingston paper stated yesterday. Furthermore he was well acquainted with the route, having brought many vessels from Kingston to Oswego. The cause of the accident was that he had an incorrect compass on board and was steering by guess work. This is Capt. Bass' first accident.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 25, 1890