The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1874

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The Wrecks.

Last night part of the cargo of the schooner Carleton arrived here per lighter, and the vessel itself was at noon today brought in from Indian Point safe and sound by Capt. Jas. Allen, who thus is the first of the wreckers to take his vessel off. Capt. Allen returned with his tug Lady Franklin to Amherst Island this afternoon, and will work on the prop. Standly. The weather today is very calm, and the work is proceeding on the steam barge Lothair and schooner Charm. The grain cargo of the latter is a loss.

A Narrow Escape - sch. Dominion scraped on rocks off Amherst Island.

Collision - sch. Magellan, while in tow of tug Mary near Marine City, collided with steambarge Mary Jecki.

Notice to Contractors - tenders called for Lachine Canal Enlargement.

p.3 Special Trip - str. T.S. Faxton arrived from Clayton for load of stone.

The Harbor - arrivals and departures.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1874