The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1892

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Clearances: tug Hall, Montreal, light.

The sloop Laura D. cleared for Cape Vincent with cedar posts today.

The schr. Flora Carveth, Capt. Phelp, lost 3 of her jibs during the gales of Sunday night. She is now lying on the southern side of Wolfe Island.

The prop. Lake Michigan is still aground in Lake St. Peter. An attempt was made to pull her off with tugs, but unsuccessfully. She is caught in the stern, under the engines, the bow having passed over the shoal safely. About 1,500 bushels of corn have been lightened.

The schr. B.W. Folger was at the Ducks near Oswego, when the storm broke Sunday night. All canvas was immediately lowered, but the gale was so terrific that the vessel's lee rail was completely underwater.The cabin lamp fell from the rack and had ignited some of the woodwork before discovered.

Arrivals: tug Hall, Montreal, five barges; schr. Brown and Neelon, Fort William, 46,000 bush. corn; prop. Hall, Chicago, 41,300 bushels corn; prop. St. Magnus, Chicago, lightened 21,000 bush. wheat and proceeded to Montreal; str. Persia, St. Catharines; prop. Cuba, Windsor; schr. Dunn, Toledo, timber.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1892