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

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The schr. M.W. Page, of Chicago, is en route to the city with grain.

The schr. White Oak, from Oswego, is discharging coal for Crawford.

The schr. Lem Ellsworth carries wheat to Cape Vincent from Detroit for 4 1/2 cents.

The schr. Nellie Hunter cleared for Astabula with a cargo of iron ore today.

The schr. Baltic, discharging coal at Chatham, will load grain for Richardson & Sons.

A dredge will be employed in dredging the vicinity of the new trestle, Oswego.

The tug Glengarry and barges cleared from Chicago, with grain for Kingston, on Monday.

The deputy-minister of marine asks for bids for removing the wreck of the schooner Charger, off Point Pelee.

The tug Walker and barges Minnedosa and Kildonan cleared for Toledo last evening to load grain for Kingston.

Clearances: schr. Glad Tidings, Clayton, 140,000 shingles; tug Walker and tow, Toledo, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, 94,000 feet lumber.

Arrivals: schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 214 tons coal; barge Kildonan, Duluth, 38,000 bush wheat; barge Minnedosa, Duluth, 62,000 bush wheat.

Capt. Pierce is here from Buffalo, where he has been for some time superintending the construction of a steel frame of a steamer to be built for Capt. Sweeney, of Wheeling, Virginia. The str. will be a stern wheeler and will be put into service on the Ohio River. In a few days Capt. Pierce will return to Buffalo.

The investigation into the causes leading to the collision between the str. St. Lawrence and steam yacht Catharine is being made by order of the governor-in-council. The commissioners will report to him before any public announcement can be made. Usually investigations are made under the wrecks and salvage act and then they are public.

The northwester, Thursday, caught the scow Sassacus at Burnham's pier, Manistee, and cast her high upon the beach. Before stranding the Sassacus pounded until she carried away her rudder and opened her seams. The bottom where she rests is sandy, and little difficulty will therefore be experienced in floating her. The Sassacus was built at Oswego in 1867, and measures 103 tons.

The Prettiest Sight Seen - article on race between Gracie and Katie Gray at Oswego regatta.

What Mr. Bell Desires By Law - sailing yacht race rules - Norah and White Wings to race.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 28, 1890