The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1890

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The schr. Emerald is discharging timber at Garden Island.

The schr. Delaware, from Oswego, is discharging coal.

The schr. Dunn, in tow of the tug Mary, cleared light for the canals.

The prop. Ward cleared this morning for Charlotte to load coal for Toronto.

The tug Jessie Hall left last evening with 6 barges loaded with grain for Montreal.

The props Myles and Alma Munroe are expected tonight from Chicago with grain.

The tug Thompson will leave this evening with 2 barges for Toledo to load grain.

The str. Merryweather (fire dep't) went to Portsmouth today to clean out the schr. Jessie Breck.

The prop. D.D. Calvin passed Port Colborne yesterday en route from Toledo to Kingston with timber.

The yacht Irene arrived in port yesterday with a party on board from Port Hope. They are en route to the Islands, where they will spend a few days cruising about.

The tug Rival is at Portsmouth. She will clear for a 2 dram raft which will be brought to Collinsby and there another raft of a similar size will be attached. They will be taken to Quebec.

The str. Rosedale, from the west, is discharging grain at Portsmouth. While sailing on one of the upper lakes a short time ago some of her buckets were broken. Last night Mr. Cockburn and his son repaired them.

On Thursday night the schooner Hanlan struck a pier while entering Fairhaven and drifted ashore. She is now in a bad position. Miss Nellie McIlroy, who was cook on her, came to the city today on the schr. Delaware. The Hanlan was light at the time of the accident. She is owned by her master, Capt. I. Craig, of this city, and is not insured.

None of Them Found - many boats on river searching for bodies from Catherine.

p.4 Wrecks In Lake Erie - Ashtabula, Ohio, July 18th - The large schr. Verona, ore laden, was run into and sunk outside the harbor this morning by the prop. Cambria. A heavy northeast gale was blowing and the Verona drifted across the Cambria's bow. No lives were lost.

The schr. Superior is aground near Fairport. Her crew have not been rescued, but are in no danger.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1890