The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1899

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The steamer Hero came out of Davis' dry dock this afternoon and resumed her Bay of Quinte route.

The steamer India left on Thursday for Fort William. She carried 200 tons of hay consigned by Richardson Bros.

Yesterday was a quiet day at the M.T. company's elevator on account of the blockade at the Cornwall canal.

The schooners Kate and Ballou, and the sloop Granger, from bay ports, discharged cargoes of grain at Richardsons' elevator yesterday.

Capt. Lesslie is doing very satisfactory work in rescuing the steamer Scottish King, lying in a land-locked bay off the coast of Newfoundland. He hopes to have the job completed at an early date. It was the steamer Bay State that he turned aside to look over, but a wind had caused the craft to whirl around and break in two. The wrecking company hope to save much of the effects.

p.6 The Hamilton Aground - The R. & O. steamer Hamilton went aground at Iroquois Point at four o'clock Thursday morning. Calvin company's steamers Reginald, Johnston and Chieftain have gone to the rescue with a wrecking outfit. The steamer Ocean was aground in the same place this summer. The Hamilton is aground on the port side and is said to be out two feet forward.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1899