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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1901


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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from bay ports.

Davis & Sons will build a large steamer for western parties next winter.

Crawford's wharf: schooners Tradewind and Seafoam cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria, Olcott to Quebec; steambarge Waterlily, Picton to Montreal.

Steamyacht Cygene, of Perth, struck a stump near Smith's Falls on Saturday and sank. One more of those Rideau accidents.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto from Toronto; Rideau King from Ottawa; Caspian from Charlotte; Spartan from Montreal; steambarge Owen cleared for Oswego.

M.T. company elevator: tugs Thomson and Hall arrived with five light barges from Montreal; tug Thomson cleared for Oswego and Sodus with three light barges.

p.5 Affairs of the Hour - The Calvin company has not yet succeeded in raising the steamer Bigelow, and now has two tugs engaged at the work. There must be a very large hole in the steamer, and possibly another was made when she settled. Another day will elapse before she reaches here.

p.6

STEAMER AND BARGE MEET.

Disaster On The Lake, With Loss Of Two Lives.

Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., July 30th - The whaleback barge Sagamore was sunk in a collision with the Northern liner steamer Northern Queen near Point Iroquois yesterday. Of the crew of eight men two were drowned and one is missing. The dead are: Capt. E.J. Joiner, master of the Sagamore, lived in Henderson, N.Y. Ira Ives, cook on the Sagamore, lived at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y. The missing man is Burley Smith, a seaman on the Sagamore, who lived at Woodville, N.Y.

A dense fog covered the water at the time of the collision. The Sagamore was bound down in tow of the whale-back steamer Pathfinder, both being loaded with iron ore. The Northern Queen was bound up with a general cargo for Duluth. The Queen struck the barge on the starboard side near the after turret, breaking in the plates. The Sagamore filled rapidly and soon went down.


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Date of Publication:
30 Jul 1901
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KN.17070
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1901