The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1901

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Kincardine, Ont., Nov. 8th - The schooner Eureka, loaded with lumber from Tawas, Mich., for Loraine, O., became water-logged and went to pieces last night about twenty miles from this place. The crew took to a raft and after being buffetted all night by a strong westerly wind and upset frequently reached the shore about two miles north of here at six o'clock this morning. The cook, Mrs. Biggar, who was the mate's wife, was drowned. The others, who were much exhausted were: Capt. H.S. Hughes, Port Huron; mate Arthur Biggar, Cheboygan; Fred. Carpenter and James Sharkey, Alpena. Mrs. Biggar's body has been recovered.



Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria and steambarge Waterlily from Montreal.

The new M.T. company barge Quebec arrived here today from Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Alberta cleared for Montreal with peas and barley.

The S.S. Rosemount will enter the government drydock after discharging at the M.T. company elevator.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa, on her last trip; steamer Spartan arrived from Hamilton.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1901