The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 11, 1890

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p.1 She Struck a Rock - str. Bohemian struck rock in Cedar Rapids.

Lights Should Be Screened - on steamers on river so as not to confuse approaching vessels - result of Catherine accident.

All The Bodies Recovered - the last sailor from Jessie Breck was found.



The Maud arrived from Montreal yesterday.

The prop. Magnus arrived Saturday with grain.

The tug Thompson reached here Saturday night with 2 barges from Charlotte.

The prop. Cuba lightened 8,500 bushels grain Saturday and proceeded to Montreal.

The tugs Hall and Glide, with 7 barges, cleared for Montreal Saturday evening.

The prop. Niagara will arrive today and lighten deals before proceeding to Montreal.

In the race on Thursday night at Cornwall, between the steamers Spartan and Alexandria, for the first lock, the latter won.

The Scotch yacht Yama, Oswego, will take part in the races to be held under the auspices of the lake yacht racing association.

The prop. A. McVittie has been chartered to carry corn and the prop. H.S. Pickland wheat from Chicago to Kingston. The Albatross will bring coal from Sandusky to Kingston. Freight $1.00.

The schr. Nellie Hunter cleared from Oswego for Hamilton on Wednesday, but came back in the evening because she had sprung a leak. After 5 extra men were engaged to work the pumps, she left again.

The fastest boat on the lakes, between Toronto and Montreal, is the str. Algerian. She gives the company excellent satisfaction. Her master, Capt. Batten, is a hustler and belongs to this city. He is always ahead of time in his connections.

The str. Hero cleared for Montreal yesterday morning. About 250 members of the grand army of the republic arrived at 4 o'clock and boarded the str. A number of Kingstonians accompanied the excursionists.

A Chapter of Accidents - steam yacht Vega encounters problems from Belleville to Kingston; yacht Whistle Wing took her in tow.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 11, 1890