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

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The schr. Grantham arrived from Oswego today and discharged 750 tons of coal.

Capt. Towers, of prop. Ocean, expects to make 4 more trips before the season closes.

Clearances: tug Thompson and 3 barges, Montreal, grain; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, light.

The prop. Acadia makes her last trip this week. She will be docked at Toronto. A new boiler will be put in her.

The str. Pierrepont and Princess Louise had another race from the island yesterday ending in favor of the Princess Louise by one hundred yards.

On Sunday the schr. Dunn while coming down Lake Ontario in a gale heavily laden with lumber for Garden Island, had to run back to Port Dalhousie.

The str. Calvin and 2 barges, Toledo to Kingston, timber, and prop. Armenia, Bay City to Garden Island, timber, passed through the Welland Canal yesterday.

Arrivals: str. Algonquin, Duluth 66,500 bushels wheat; tug Thompson and 5 barges, Montreal, light; scow Mabel, Trenton, bunchwood; tug Charlie Ferris and 2 barges, Oswego; sloop Allie C., Clayton, light.

The schr. Two Brothers has been damaged to the extent of $1,800 at Picton. Mr. Wright has carried out the legal process by serving the owners of the colliding steamboat with a protest and notice of suit. Ten ship carpenters were immediately put on the disabled vessel and she will soon be under sail again.

Was It Overcrowded? - details of court case concerning overcrowding of str. Princess Louise, Capt. Rothwell.

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