The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Sep 1892

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p.1 General Paragraphs - While coming from Gananoque last night, with a load of brick, the wind blew the foremast out of the schr. J. McBride, and Capt. Quinn had great difficulty keeping from upsetting.


The str. Butteroni entered the government dry-dock this morning for repairs.

Clearances: tug Bronson, Montreal, two barges coal; tug Hall, Montreal, three barges grain.

Arrivals: tug Active, Fairhaven, with barges loaded with coal; tug Bronson, Montreal, five light barges; str. Butteroni, Chicago, 38,500 bush. wheat.

The str. Columbian, on an island in the Cedar Rapids for many weeks, was released yesterday, and is now at Montreal. It is expected she will make several trips to Toronto before the season closes. The cost of the accident will reach the neighborhood of $10,000.

The schr. Comanche is at Oswego, from Toledo, with 21,000 bushels of corn. Painters are at work painting out the old and in the new name, Thomas Dobbie. The rechristening of the schooner was looked after by Capt. Hurley, and immediately a handsome twenty-foot flag, with the name Thomas Dobbie in large black letters, was sent to the masthead.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Sep 1892