The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1890

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The schr. Grantham is loading coal at Oswego for Kingston.

The schr. Defiance cleared for Port Dalhousie, light, this morning.

The str. Dominion left Goderich yesterday with a cargo of salt for the Rathbun company.

The schr. B.W. Folger has been chartered to carry coal from Oswego to the city for the asylum.

The steambarge Reliance sank in Deseronto harbour before she could be got on the marine railway.

The new dam at the dry-dock is a good piece of engineering. It does not leak perceptible and is firm and solid as a rock.

Arrivals: tug Bronson and 4 barges, Montreal, light; tug Thompson and 3 barges, Oswego, light; schr. H. Dudley, Oswego, coal.

Dunbar, Buffalo, was the only wrecker that put in a bid to raise the schr. Tremble on the bottom of Lake Huron. He wants $3,300 to deliver her into port.

A survey on the prop. Toledo finds the damage sustained by fire a couple of weeks ago amounts to $6,057.52. The boat will be rebuilt the coming winter.

Yesterday while coming from Cape Vincent the machinery of the str. Islander got out of order. The Maud met her and W. Derry temporarily repaired the damage.

On Tuesday the owners of the str. Princess Louise will be tried at the police court on a charge of having, on July 15th, carried more passengers than allowed by law.

The work of deepening the harbour for the year was concluded last evening, throwing 14 men out of employment. The divers, Messrs. J. Coulson, J. Sisson, E. Harrison, and A. Mackenzie, and Captain Paul left for Toronto to work in the harbour there.

The tugs W.A. Runth and Hector, of Port Dalhousie, called at Breck & Booth's yesterday on their way from Montreal where they took one of the largest freight steamers on the lakes, in two pieces. She was built at Buffalo and will be used in the coal trade on the coast.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1890