The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1902

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p.1 Tug Sunk by Her Tow - Buffalo, N.Y., April 16th - The tug Acme, of the Great Lakes towing company's fleet was sunk in forty feet of water 5 miles from port last evening. Her crew was rescued after being in the water for an hour. The Acme was towing a barge, when she ran into a field of ice. The tug struck fast in the ice flow, the big barge in tow striking her with great force. The tug sank immediately.

p.2 Death Ensued - of M.T. company employee Patrick Lavery jr., after falling from mast.


The schooner Tradewind cleared for Big Sodus to load coal.

The steamer India and consort Augustus cleared last night for Toronto to load timber.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1902