The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1900

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p.1 Steamer Hecla Damaged - Ogdensburg, Sept. 11th - The steamer Hecla, with coal, struck a rocky shoal at St. Helena island, St. Lawrence river, and was badly damaged.



The steamer Alexandria called at Craig's wharf last night.

The schooner Fabiola is unloading coal at the malt house wharf.

The tug Active arrived to-day with four light barges from Montreal.

The sloop Peruvian cleared last night for Stella with a load of shingles.

The steambarge Kenirving, Smith's Falls to Oswego, light, called at Swift's wharf this morning.

The steamer Bigelow, from Alexandria Bay with a pleasure party aboard, called at Swift's wharf this morning en route up the Rideau.

At Swift's wharf: Steamers Spartan from Toronto; Corsican, from Montreal; Hamilton from Hamilton; Algerian from Montreal; James Swift from Ottawa.

The steamer New Island Wanderer makes a special trip to Cape Vincent on Wednesday evening at 7:15 to return the Cape Vincent excursionists to the Kingston fair.

p.5 The schooner Grantham, which smashed into the piers at Cataraqui bridge ten days ago, has been repaired. The Donnelly wrecking company paid all damages done to the bridge piers, which amounted to $30.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1900