The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1890

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The schr. Jessie Breck was pumped out yesterday and taken to Portsmouth, where she was hauled out on the marine railway.

General Paragraphs - The str. R.P. Flower grounded heavily on Cedar Point shoal in a fog. She is on rock bottom and was going 10 miles an hour when she struck.

The prop. Cuba stranded on Grey's Reef on Sunday in a fog, and is full of water. A part of the cargo is being pumped overboard. The Cuba had about 20,000 bushels of corn. The passengers have been forwarded to their destination by boats and rail. The cargo is fully insured.

The rate on corn from Chicago to Kingston is 3 1/2 cents.

p.4 The Sequin Launched - Owen Sound, July 16th - The new steel steamer Sequin, built by the Polson Iron Works Company here for the Parry Sound Lumber Company, was successfully launched at 2 p.m. today. The launch was witnessed by a large crowd of spectators.

Foul Play Suspected - Miles Robertson of Chicago, wheelsman of str. S.L. Tilley, of St. Catharines, found dead in drydock at Port Dalhousie.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 17, 1890