The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Oct 1897


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p.1 Condensed Paragraphs - Four gates of lock No. 1, of the old Welland canal, were carried away on Saturday night by the steamer Lakeside.

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The steamer Ketchum arrived this morning with 55,000 bushels of wheat consigned to the M.T. Co.

The schooner Fleetwing is being caulked and otherwise repaired at the marine railway, Portsmouth.

The schooner Mary Lyon, a sister craft of the Jennie Matthews, owned by the Hall company, of Brockville, has sunk at Sodus Point, where she was loading coal for Brockville.

The steamer C.R. Street

If a grain elevator existed here at present

The barge Jennie Matthews, with a cargo of 700 tons of railway iron consigned to the C.P.R., sank at the C.P.R. dock, Brockville, on Saturday morning. Between seven and eight o'clock water was detected coming into the lazarette and an inspection showed six feet of water to be in the hold. The craft began to sink rapidly, and the crew were instructed to save what they could before the craft went to the bottom. It is supposed that the boat, rising and falling with the waves, struck the rock shoal on which the dock timbers rest, and injured her butts, causing a leak. The Jennie Matthews is an old boat, built in 1874. She was then of 333 tons register, classed A-2, and valued at $10,000. Captain Lum is in command. There is no insurance on the hull, but there is a slight insurance on the cargo. The Donnelly wrecking company are estimating the cost of raising her.

p.6 General Paragraphs - Called at Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers Hamilton, Montreal to Hamilton; James Swift, Ottawa; North King, Charlotte. The schooner Fabiola is discharging a cargo of soft coal. She is from Charlotte.


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Date of Publication:
4 Oct 1897
Local identifier:
KN.16741-129
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Oct 1897