The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1890

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p.1 The Ill-Fated Catherine - inquest at Alexandria Bay

Down the River - yacht Blanche of Montreal was here with people from yacht Chance which sank after hitting sunken pier at Clayton.


The schr. Grantham is loading pine timber at Toledo for Garden Island.

The schr. Rhoda Emily is on her way from Chicago to Ogdensburg with corn.

The str. Algerian passed up last evening from Montreal to Toronto with a good passenger list.

Tomorrow the schr. Jessie Breck will be launched at Portsmouth. She is in a better condition now than she ever was.

The schr. Julia is on Davis' dock having repairs done on her. She will also be newly painted and improvements made on her. She will remain here about 2 weeks.

The str. Enterprise and barges passed Port Colborne, yesterday, from Toledo to Garden Island, with timber. The Glengarry, and barges, with wheat, from Duluth, also passed the same place yesterday.

The following boats passed Port Dalhousie yesterday en route to Kingston: steambarge Omaha, Chicago, corn; Dominion and barges, Wasco Bay, timber; Persia, St. Catharines, schr. American, Chicago, corn.

Capt. T. Donnelly, inspector of hulls, has been notified of his appointment as a member of the Board of Examiners of masters and mates for the dominion. A commission to examine Capt. Donnelly as to his ability to meet the requirements of the new appointment, will arrive here tomorrow.

The schr. Hanlan, wrecked at Fairhaven by striking a pier and going ashore, arrived here yesterday. She had some slight repairs done to her at Oswego so as to get here. She will go on the dock and be fitted up. She was badly damaged. It will take about $800 to repair her. Capt. Craig is the owner.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1890