The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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p.4 Drowned Off the Bon Voyage - man fell overboard on way from Oswego to Kingston.



Cleared from Garden Island: Str. Armenia, barges Valencia and Norway, Marquette, Mich., light.

The barge City of Kingston has been purchased by D. Grimshaw and is now on Davis' drydock being remodelled and fixed up. Mr. Grimshaw will carry pressed hay and wood with the boat.

Folger Bros. have placed the steamer America in charge of Capt. Hinckley. He is an old steamboat man and is safe and reliable. The travelling public will rejoice to know that he has again entered the service of Folger Bros.

The schr. Loretta Rooney claimed to have beaten the schr. Fabiola a couple of days ago, and Capt. D. Bates has been waiting for Capt. Barnhardt ever since. They met on the way over to Oswego, and the Fabiola walked away from the Rooney quite easily. On the return trip the Rooney was also beaten.

The barge Glenora, light, in tow of the tug Jessie Hall, and coming up ran into lock 17, Cornwall canal, Friday morning, carrying away the gates. The rush of water sent pontoon John Page into lock 16, smashing all the locks. The canal was then dry from lock 18 down and no new gates were on hand. These locks were disabled before this season.

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29 Jul 1895
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Rick Neilson
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