The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1890

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Johnson's steam yacht has been named the Nightingale.

The schrs. H. Dudley and White Oak are at Rockwood Asylum with coal from Oswego.

Breck & Booth chartered the schr. Wawanosh to carry iron ore to Astabula, 60 cents per ton.

The schr. Hanlon is having $1000 of repairs done at Portsmouth shipyard. The old tug Conqueror is being well stripped at Portsmouth. Her machinery is being shipped to Toronto.

Arrivals: prop. Pilgrim, Alexandria Bay; str. Active, Oswego, with barges Detroit, Acadia, Colborne; schr. Annandale, Charlotte, 397 tons of coal; prop. Canada, Duluth, 7,993 bush. wheat.

The barge Sherman is high and dry on a shoal near Brockville. The barge belongs to Hall & Co., Ogdensburg. The Brockville Times reports that she has "between 10,000 and 11,000 tons of coal."

The str. Jessie Bain is laid up for a week owing to accident of last week. Fire also damaged the craft. A new shaft and wheel will be put in, and her staterooms on the upper deck will be removed, giving more observation room.

Clearances: str. Picton, Thousand Island Park; schr. Denver, Sackett's Harbour, lumber and lathe; schr. Maggie L., Dexter, lumber; schr. C. Gearing, Sodus, light; schr. M.A. Lydon, Astabula, 400 tons iron ore; tug Edmond, Ogdensburg, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, light.

A Good Day's Work - Capt. E. Beaupre and str. St. Lawrence. [Watertown Times]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1890