The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1891

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p.1 High Court of Justice - Pauline Simms vs. M. & N.K. Connolly - suit for damages for death of husband by collapse of derrick while working at dry dock.



The schr. Singapore cleared for Oswego to load coal.

Steam barge Khartoum, Wolfe Island, is unloading peas here.

The schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, is in with coal. She leaves tonight to load barley.

The tug Active is on the ways at Ogdensburg waiting to receive a new shaft. She also had repairs to her wheel.

The schr. Annie Minnes, ashore at the Narrows near Brockville, was pulled off the ways and is now discharging her cargo at Prescott.

Sloop Idlewild, Napanee, oats; sloop Laura D., Gananoque, peas, and sloop Maggie L., Wolfe Island, peas, are unloading at Richardson's wharf.

Capt. Mainwaring, formerly a well-known tug man in Oswego, died at Scriba, N.Y. He was incapacitated from business for thirteen years through paralysis.

The American government is about to begin hydrographic surveys for the preparation of charts of the great lakes. In view of the importance of the lake commerce it has become desirable to have charts showing the currents, shoals and locations of wrecks; so the weather bureau has sent Dr. H.C. Pinrod, of Cleveland, to establish a hydrographic office for this work.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1891