The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877


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GENERAL

The Kate Kelly is insured for $10,000.

On Saturday a fresh nor'easter was reported to be in possession of Lake Huron.

There is a little too much complaint about Point Pelee light not doing its full duty.

The total amount of iron ore shipped from the Lake Superior country this season, up to the 11th inst. was 864,070 gross tons.

The Keweenaw came near losing her paddles at Cleveland on Friday on account of the blockading of the mouth of the river by a raft in the charge of a bungling tug captain.

The barge Argonaut proposes to sue Elevator A of Milwaukee for 250 bu. of wheat shortage.

Captain Henry Taylor, of the schooner Bangalore, fell into the hold of the vessel Friday, at Chicago, shortly after her arrival in port, and was seriously though not dangerously injured.

The schooner O. M. Bond was short at Kingston 218 bu. of wheat out of a cargo of 23,000 bu. taken on at Elevator B, Milwaukee.

The schooner Lottie Wolfe, which has received a thorough overhauling, including new masts, upper works, etc., at the union ship-yard at Buffalo, is completed and ready for business.

The body of Mrs. Scott, late the cook of the wrecked schooner E. R. Turner, and sister of the captain's wife, was brought to this city, her former home, on the steamer Flora yesterday. The body had been found two or three miles from the wreck and taken to Port Stanley. - Cleveland Leader, 30th.

A Buffalo paper says: The harbor was comparatively quiet on Friday, the lake arrivals being light. The canal boats are now drawing from the elevators, and if the lake fleet should be kept back a few days by head winds there will probably be storage room for the grain cargoes when they do arrive.


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Date of Original:
Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
Local identifier:
GLN.20750
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877