The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1906

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Spars of A Schooner Off Galoup Island.

John S. Parsons, of Oswego, N.Y., received a telegram from D.F. Densmore, captain of the schooner Cornelia, stating that he had seen the spars of a two-masted schooner off Galoup Island. Capt. Densmore added that he believes the boat to be the schooner Mary. The Mary left Fairhaven, November 6th last, and was seen off Oswego that evening, under bare poles. This was the last ever known of her. She had on board her Capt. Andrew Baird, Jr., of Napanee, and a crew of four men. She was loaded with 210 tons of coal, consigned to Napanee. She was valued at $1,500 and was uninsured.

Unloaded at Prescott.

These boats arrived at Prescott elevator this week: Monteagle, Chicago, with 50,000 bushels of corn; Westmount, Fort William, with 92,400 ? bushels of oats and wheat, and her consort, the barge Hamilton, with 72,000 bushels of oats and barley; J.S. Keefe, Duluth, with 79,800 bushels of flax seed; John Lambert, Duluth, with 79,800 bushels of flax seed; Rosemount, from Fort William, and barge Quebec, with 110,000 and 80,000 bushels of oats respectively.

Marine Notes.

The schooner M.A. Lydon cleared, today, for Charlotte for coal.

The schooner Clara cleared today, for Oswego, for coal for Swift's.

The steamers Kingston and Caspian made the trip down the river today.

Capt. C. Hinckley has returned, having piloted government tug Speedy down the river.

Steamer Alexandria passed up last night. Her passengers enjoyed four hours in the city.

M.T. Co.: steamer John Sharples from Fort William with 89,000 bushels of flaxseed; tug Bronson with six barges of grain cleared for Montreal.

A diver was at work, today, making some repairs to the Kingston foundry marine railway. The steambarge Kenirving on the ways, has had all her work done and will go off tonight.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared from Richardsons' for Sodus. She leaves this trip as a two sticker as the third new spar with which the vessel is being equipped was not ready for use at the time of departure.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1906