The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1892

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Martin Knutzon, keeper of the lighthouse on Pilot Island, at Death's Door entrance to Green Bay, has saved the entire crews of the schooners E.J. Gilmore and A.P. Nichols, which stranded on Pilot Island during the recent gales.


Arrivals: str. Cuba, Montreal.

The barge Montreal left Davis' dry-dock today. She was thoroughly caulked.

The str. Rideau Belle arrived up yesterday afternoon. Her machinery will be repaired.

During the heavy gale of last week the schr. Queen of the Lakes, Capt. Parsons remained in Detroit.

Richardson & Son have purchased the cargo of the schr. Grantham and that vessel is now discharging at the firm's dock.

Capt. Pierce is improving his yacht, the Wildflower, at Portsmouth. He is extending her stern, and expects that by this he will increase her speed.

Clearances: schr. Maggie L., Consecon; sloop Laura D., Deseronto; sloop Pilot, Picton; sloop McBride, Picton; schr. Echo, Napanee; sloop Idlewild, Howe Island, all for buckwheat for Richardson & Son.

p.2 South Marysburgh, Nov. 8th - The schr. Julia loaded peas for Oswego during the past week.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1892