The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1900

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p.1 Canadian Government Holds Cargo - Detroit, Sept. 25th - The cargo of pig-iron has been removed from the schooner Richards, which was sunk by collision in the Canadian channel opposite this city, to warehouses in Walkerville, by order of the Canadian government. This iron will be held by the Canadian government, it is said, until the underwriters remove the wreck from the channel. The underwriters cannot realize on the iron until the channel is clear.



The steambarge King Ben cleared to-day for Gananoque to load soapstone for Montreal.

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

The steamer Rideau Queen cleared this afternoon for Ottawa, the steamer James Swift entering Davis' dry dock for repairs.

At Richardsons' elevator: Steamer Myles, from Fort William, with 40,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Madcap from Simcoe Island.

The tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with three barges, coal laden, and cleared for Montreal with this tow and a grain laden barge.

At Craig's wharf: steamer Lloyd S. Porter, for coal; schooner Eliza White, from Fairhaven with coal; steamer Alexandria from Toronto last night.

p.6 A Ghastly Souvenir - body of another victim found from wreck of yacht Chiquita, which went ashore at the head of Lake Michigan on November 2nd.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Sep 1900