The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1890

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The storm drum is up for a storm from the east.

The gov't tug Shanly called today for supplies.

Arrivals: tug Thompson and 2 barges, light (sic), Oswego, coal.

The prop. Glengarry leaves today for Charlotte to load coal for Port Arthur and the barge William for Oswego to load coal.

The str. Kathleen is now in winter quarters at the locomotive works wharf. The season was a successful one. Capt. Dunlop made many friends on the route.

The steambarge Freemason and tow and tug R. Anglin and tow completed their cargoes of chemical ore from the D.D. Calvin and proceeded to Ottawa yesterday.

The prop. Armenia, of the Calvin Company's fleet, ashore in the Murray Canal, was pulled off last night by the str. Calvin. The injuries sustained were of a very slight nature.

On Saturday the str. Alberta, Cape Vincent, en route to Ogdensburg, with a full cargo of pressed hay, for Boston, listed to one side and slid about 50 bales into the St. Lawrence which proved a total loss.

Clearances: tug Thompson and 2 barges, Montreal, coal; tug Hall and 7 barges, Montreal, grain; D.D. Calvin, Toledo, light; barge William, Fairhaven, light; schrs. Fleetwing and B.W. Folger, Oswego, lumber.

A dredge will be in Trenton in a few days to open a channel between Trenton and the eastern entrance to the Murray canal to run north of Indian Island so that the lake steamers will be able to leave Trenton harbour direct for the canal and lake.

James O'Hara, a sailor on board the schr. Kate Kelly with a load of coal from Oswego, while furling the main sail at Detroit, fell from the boom to the top of the cabin and died. He was forty years old, joined the vessel at Oswego, and leaves a wife at Rochester.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 16, 1890