The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1901

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p.1 The steamer Oconta (sic - Oconto) which sank upon Rock Island shoal fifteen years ago, has been sold to a Buffalo wrecking company and arrangements are being made to commence the raising at once. Her cargo consists of silk and cotton goods and is supposed to be in good condition yet. It was valued at $125,000 when she sank. She lies in 117 feet of water.



John Dandy has been appointed mate of the steamer America.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria, from Quebec to Olcott, N.Y.

The schooner Tradewind, from Oswego, coal laden, is at Crawford & Co.'s wharf.

The tug Bronson, with four light barges, arrived this morning from Montreal.

The steamer Glengarry and Minnedosa, light, cleared this morning from the M.T. company's elevator for Fort William.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamer Toronto on down and up trips; steamer Caspian on down and up trips; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa; steamer Owen from Sodus, coal laden; steamer Hamilton, Montreal to Hamilton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jul 1901