The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1878

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p.3 The Spartan - The steamer Spartan, which ran on a shoal at Lachine on Friday last, remained fast until yesterday, when her cargo having been removed by means of barges she was got off, and was placed n Taite's dry dock for repairs. The damage done her is trifling. The Passport, lying for a few days past at Lachine, will be put on the route in the meantime in place of the Spartan. [Witness]

The Hamilton Spectator learns that Capt. Harbottle, of the Chicora, has been offered a position, involving onerous duties, on board one of the New York steamers during the winter months. He may accept it, but his acceptance will not interfere with his three years' engagement with the proprietors of the Chicora.


Disaster and Loss of Life

There are 600 bushels of damaged corn on board the schooner Morning Star, the damage being said to be caused by the negligence of the man left on board to watch last night. The corn was transhipped from the Herbert Dudley yesterday.

Buffalo, N.Y., Oct. 29th - The Canadian schooner J.G. McGrath went down, with all on board, during the recent storm, twenty miles above Dunkirk, and in sight of the propellor Araxes, which was endeavouring to assist her.

Port Colborne, Oct. 28th - Passed since last report - Up - schr. D.M. Foster, Welland, Black River, light. Down - barge O.J. Hale, Toledo, Ogdensburg, wheat and flour; prop. Granite State, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1878