The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1893

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Engineer Bolton returned from Sorel, yesterday, after laying up the str. Corsican.

The prop. Ocean, from Montreal, and the strs. Cuba and Magnet, from Hamilton, were the arrivals today.

The str. Empire State will try and go through Cataraqui bridge in order to get in Davis' dry-dock. The steamer is a little too wide and may have to be cut away a little.

The S.S. Bannockburn passed Port Colborne last night bound for Fort William. The steamer had been delayed at Port Dalhousie since Friday on account of a leak in the canal.

The str. Traveller entered Davis' dry-dock today. Anglin's little tug Lily went in alongside the Traveller and will have caulking and planking attended to. The Traveller is to have general repairs and be caulked all over as well as new planking put in.

Capt. Carnegie is laying up the str. Merritt at Davis' shipyard. Inspector Chamberlain was here the other day negotiating with Mr. Davis to have the steamer lengthend twenty feet. It will be a big job, if done, and will keep many men employed all winter.

The North Bay Disaster - list of dead and survivors from burning of str. Fraser.

A Break In the Beauharnois Canal - Valleyfield, Que., Nov. 9th - A bad break has occurred in the Beauharnois canal at the fourth lock. Part of the wall from which the lock took its support has given away. It is estimated that three days will be required to repair the break. Navigation is suspended.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1893