The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1898

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The barge Dandy has arrived at Richardson's wharf from Smith's Falls, light.

The schooner Acacia reached Crawford's wharf on Saturday night from Oswego.

The schooner Fabiola is expected at Swift's wharf today with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Fleetwing, unloading coal at Swift's wharf, will clear today for Charlotte.

The tug Active left for Montreal on Saturday with one grain laden barge, returning yesterday with six light barges.

The tug Thomson arrived up from Montreal with four light barges, clearing again for Oswego with two to load coal for this port.

Steamer Samoa and barge Celtic, Chicago to Prescott, corn; schooner A.L. Andrews, Detroit to Ogdensburg, wheat, passed Port Colborne yesterday.

The big steamer A.G. Lindsay, which made an attempt to reach the sea coast this fall and could not get through, has just been sold for $31,000. She cost nine years ago $90,000.

If the weather proves favorable this week the M.T. company will attempt to release the stranded schooner Hector, ashore above Wellington. The work cannot be proceeded with as long as the wind prevails from the south or south-west.

The Donnelly Wrecking & Salvage company have been given the contract to raise the tug Walker, sunk near Nicholson's Island, Lake Ontario. As soon as the tug is located, weather permitting, the task of raising the boat will be proceeded with. The company has the plant all in readiness to proceed to the scene of the wreck.

p.6 To Try & Locate the Tug - This morning E. Charles, diver for the Donnelly Wrecking company, went up to Brighton to assist H. McCullagh (sic) in his attempt to locate the missing tug Walker. The tug Rival and schooner Grantham, with wrecking apparatus aboard, are all ready to leave as soon as the tug is located.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1898