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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Nov 1901

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The steamer America returned early this morning from Cape Vincent.

The M.T. company barge Regina is receiving repairs in Davis dry dock.

The steambarge King Ben, from Montreal with general cargo, is unloading at the ferry wharf.

Repairs to the steamer St. Lawrence have been completed, and the steamer has been pulled off the ways at Portsmouth. The St. Lawrence received a new bottom.

The steambarge John Milne brought a cargo of brick from Seeley's Bay to Rathbun's wharf, and cleared today for Washburn, after loading wheat at Richardson's elevator.

The steam barge R.C. Briton, loaded with lumber supplies, which went ashore on Duck Island, Lake Huron, on Monday, is in bad shape and likely will be a total loss. The cargo is being taken off in small boats as much as possible.



Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria, from Montreal.

The steamer Rideau Queen has gone into winter quarters.

Swift's wharf: steamer Spartan from Hamilton; steamer Island Belle, from Alexandria Bay.



Towed To Goderich But Could Not Make Harbor.

Goderich, Ont., Nov. 15th - The steambarge India picked up the schooner Marine City forty miles north of Thunder Bay. The schooner, loaded with pulpwood, had been abandoned three days before that. The India towed her to this port, but was unable to make the harbor on account of the terrible north-west gale which was blowing. During the night the schooner broke away and, it is reported, has drifted ashore about 12 miles from here, with four of the India's crew on board. The India made the harbor this morning.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Nov 1901