The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1890

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The passenger carrying lines are running to their capacities.

The schr. Julia will likely lay up here for repairs on her next trip.

The schr. J.A. Worts is on her way here with coal from Sandusky.

The str. Rival passed down yesterday with a raft from Collinsby to Quebec.

The prop. Tecumseh and a raft arrived at Collinsby yesterday from Luddington.

The schrs. Denmark and Bavaria are at Garden Island with timber from Toledo.

The str. St. Lawrence yesterday had an excursion from Cape Vincent to Alexandria Bay.

The prop. Tilley and barges, from Kingston to Toledo, passed Port Dalhousie yesterday light.

The str. Pilgrim arrived yesterday from Rochester with a large number of passengers for the islands.

The barges Regina and Jennie, after lightening, will proceed to Montreal in tow of the tug Thompson.

The tug Walker with the schrs. Minnedosa and Kildonan leave this evening with railroad iron for Port Arthur.

The work of laying the floor of the drydock is progressing rapidly. In 2 weeks time the dock will be greatly changed.

Arrivals: schr. Baltic, Charlotte, coal; schr. Defiance, Sandusky, coal; prop. Ocean, Hamilton, passengers and freight; str. Spartan, Montreal, passengers; schr. Singapore, Fairhaven, coal; tug Thompson, Toledo, with barges Regina and Jennie loaded with 26,300 and 33,600 bush of corn respectively; prop. Myles, Chicago, corn.

The schr. Pensaukee is ashore on the Magnetic shoals, near Cockburn Island, and is out a foot her entire length. She was running about six miles an hour when she was fetched up. J.S. Dunham, the vessel's owner, telegraphed the Canadian authorities for permission to send a wrecking expedition to the stranded vessel. Collector Palmer, Ottawa, answered that this could not be granted unless satisfactory evidence was produced to show that there was no Canadian outfit in the neighborhood.

On the St. Lawrence - The schr. Garibaldi, from Chatham, is discharging grain at the M.T. Co. docks.

The sailing yacht Chance, Montreal, with six men aboard, ran on a sunken pier at Clayton, Saturday, and sank in 15 feet of water. All were saved. The yacht was valued at $800.

Proctor Josiah Cook, Buffalo, has filed a libel against the May, in behalf of eight of the Saranac's crew, for $200 each, which is claimed as their share of the salvage. The first libel was in favor of the Lehigh Valley transportation company and Captain Todd of the Saranac. Mr. Cook in his libel included the fuel, about 200 tons, on board the May, which was not specified in the first libel.

A Lively Trip - in yacht McGinty.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1890