The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1890

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p.2 Two Schooners Sunk In Lake Erie - Cleveland, Aug. 11th - Two schooners went down in Lake Erie within a few miles of Cleveland last night during the gale. The Fannie L. Jones of this city, laden with limestone, sprang a leak and sunk a mile from the breakwater. Capt. E.C. Cummings was drowned, but the remainder of the crew were rescued. The schooner Two Fannies of Kenosha, with iron ore from Escanaba to Cleveland, went down 12 miles off this harbor. The crew took to the yawl boat and were picked up by the steamer City of Detroit.



The schr. Julia cleared last evening, light, for Oswego to load coal.

The str. Calvin and tow cleared Monday for Toledo to load timber.

The steambarge Metamora and tow cleared last evening for Toledo to load timber.

Harvey Lee, Hamilton, has sold the cutter Deerhound to Harry Lawry on Saturday.

The str. Hero was the only boat carrying the grand army excursion that ran the Lachine Rapids.

The str. Saxon, with the barges Storrs and Persia in tow, has arrived from Cornwall on their way to Trenton.

It is said that Col. Axworthy, J.F. Monck and Harry Lee, Hamilton, will purchase a 1st class yacht, perhaps the big Atalanta.

An application was received by the deputy minister of railways and canals for permission to allow an excursion steamer to pass through the Lachine canal on Sunday. The request was refused.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1890