The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1885

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p.4 The Oswego Regatta - postponed because of storm; Garfield and Laura from Kingston, Aileen from Toronto aground at Darlington, Verve from Toronto at Port Hope and Oriole at Whitby.

A Saloon Row - involving Capt. Frank McMasters of schr. Annandale, in saloon at Oswego. [Oswego Palladium]

Floating Facts - The schr. Pulaski is at the K. & P. long dock.

-The schr. Jessie Drummond was injured by the fire at Toronto.

-The steamer Armenia called at Swift's today from South Bay.

-The schr. Clara White arrived from Oswego today with coal.

-The steambarge Freemason left for Westport today with a load of coal.

-The storm on the Bay of Quinte last night was the worst in several years.

-Over 2000 tons of coal have arrived since Saturday for Mr. J. Swift.

-The str. Ontario has a small excursion party from Alexandria Bay and Clayton today.

-The steamer Theresa ( D.C. West ) was badly damaged at Toronto by Monday's fire.

-The str. Armenia got aground at Stella wharf this morning, and was delayed some time in consequence.

-The scow Sovereign, with lumber for Kingston, dragged her anchor off Adolphustown in the gale yesterday and went ashore.

-The mail steamer Algerian had not arrived from the west at 1 p.m. She was due here about 4 a.m. It is probable that she was delayed by the storm.

-The steamer Rideau Belle struck her wheel against the dock at Westport, and bent her shaft. She was hauled out on the drydock today for repairs. She will resume her trips on Thursday.

-A little son of Capt. James Curran, of the schr. Olive Mitchell, fell overboard at Oswego on Friday night. He was rescued by Capt. J.D. Hourigan, of the Mystic Star, who jumped into the water after him.

-The sloop Empress was put under the hammer at Belleville on Saturday. The highest bid was $800, but her owner fixed an upset price of $1,000 and the offer was refused. She went to Trenton on Monday.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1885