The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1873


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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 14.

-What Was It? - the steam barge Nathan, while between Put-In-Bay and Point au Pelee Island, was shaken, tables broke loose, the deck was opened up but the lake was calm. [New Dominion, Sandwich]

-Marine - Capt. Archibald McDonald of tug Wren and Capt. Murray of Glide, buoyed Chateauguay shoal in Lake St. Louis.

-Imports - 14.

p.3 Loss of the Merritt - The Allan's S.S. Merritt foundered on Sunday in the Lower St. Lawrence during heavy weather. The captain and crew were picked up by a Norwegian vessel and brought to Gaspe. The Merritt began her career on Lake Ontario. She was built by the Messrs. Chaffey at Brockville 8 years ago, and made her first regular trip from their wharf in Kingston. She was too large to be profitable in these waters, and so for years has been employed on the ocean and Lower St. Lawrence.


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Date of Publication:
15 Jul 1873
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KN.12490
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jul 1873