The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 3, 1890

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The schr. J.T. Mott is being laid up at Buffalo.

The barge Peruvian arrived from Bedford Mills and is unloading wood at Folgers.

Lighters are relieving the schr. M.I. Wilcox, ashore near Cleveland, of part of her cargo.

The schr. Samona lost her foresail on Lake Huron. The schr. Jane McLeod lost her main boom.

On Saturday Capt. T. Donnelly inspected the steamer City of Belleville, now on the ways at Ogdensburg receiving extensive repairs.

The str. Norseman came into port today after closing a successful season. She will be overhauled at Portsmouth during the winter.

The McMorran wrecking company, working on the burned str. Annie Young, have recovered the safe containing $369 in silver and valuable papers.

The str. Geneva has been secured by Jas. A. Beckwith and others in Oswego to run as an excursion steamer to Beach Oswego and other places along the lake.

Arrivals: tug Thompson and 6 barges, Montreal, railroad iron; schr. Fleetwing, Charlotte, coal; sch. Ella Murton, Fairhaven, coal; str. Norseman, Charlotte.

On Saturday night at 12 o'clock the schr. Ella Murton from Fairhaven, with 535 tons of coal arrived. Capt. Saunders experienced very rough weather before getting into port. For a while a sleet storm was in progress.

Clearances: tug Thompson and 4 barges, Oswego & Fairhaven; str. John Haggert, Perth, apples; schr. Annandale, Oswego, lumber; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, lumber; barge Minnie London, Cape Vincent, light.

Last evening the prop. Dominion came down the lake with the barge Augusta. Both were laden with oak timber from Toledo for Garden Island. They encountered very heavy weather when near the Main Ducks and the steamer let her tow go. This morning the Dominion went after the barge and found her all right. She was towed to port.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 3, 1890