The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1898

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The schooner Cornelia cleared for Oswego last night to load coal for Booth & Co.

The D.D. Calvin and two barges, loaded with coal, passed here last night going east.

The tug Thomson, with two light barges, arrived from Montreal last evening.

The tug Bronson was taken out of the government dry dock last evening after having a new wheel put on.

The tugs Thomson and Bronson cleared from the M.T. company's elevator last night with eight loaded barges from Montreal.

The barge Kildonan, which figured in the recent disaster at Wellington, will be called into service again tomorrow, having been recaulked.

After surveying the position of the barge Hector, Capt. Gaskin returned to the city last night with the tug Active and schooner Grantham from Brighton. It has been concluded to abandon the Hector at present, but should the weather prove favorable an attempt will be made to release her.

p.6 To Help To Rescue Her - J. Donnelly, jr., Edward Charles, diver, and a gang of men left this morning to work on the sunken steamer Lloyd S. Porter, below Quebec, in the interests of the Donnelly wrecking company.

To Run Twice A Week - The steamer Empress of India is being lengthened thirty feet at Picton. Next season she will be the companion boat of the Alexandria on the semi-weekly route between Rochester and Montreal.

General Paragraphs - The schooner Grantham entered Davis' dry dock today to have her bottom re-caulked.

Lost Her Rudder - Cobourg, Nov. 9th - This morning about one o'clock the schooner Singapore lost her rudder when opposite this port. The life-saving crew went to the rescue of the schooner, which carried a cargo of coal from Fair Haven to Toronto, and brought it safely into the harbor.

Schooner Austin A Wreck - Detroit, Nov. 9th - A Free Press special from Ludington says the schooner D.S. Austin lies on the beach, a quarter of a mile north of the Peris, and will be a total wreck. She has a cargo of bulk salt for Chicago. The crew were saved by the life-saving crew.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Nov 1898