The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1902

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p.2 Schooner Sprang A Leak - The schooner Eliza White, Fairhaven to Kingston, with coal from the Rathbun company, was caught in Wednesday's gale, and had to run down the United States channel, and come up the river. Yesterday it was discovered that she was making water, and Capt. O'Hagan was forced to run his vessel ashore at Brakey's Bay, twelve miles from the city.


The steamer Alexandria will make her first trip down on Monday.

The tug Alert cleared for Cape Vincent after receiving repairs in Davis' dry dock.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Chub from Wellington; sloop Minnie from Wolfe Island.

M.T. company's elevator: S.S. Bannockburn with consorts Melrose and Selkirk cleared for Fort William.

The schooner Dunn arrived here today, and was towed by the steamer Pierrepont to Davis' drydock where repairs will be made.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The report that the steamer Empire State will not be in service this season is not so. The steamer will be thoroughly repaired, and placed in commission during the summer.

p.6 A Canadian Drowned - Detroit, Mich., April 25th - A despatch from East Tawas says that William Downs, Port Lambton, Ont., a member of the crew of the barge Havana, was lost overboard from his vessel, outside the harbor on Wednesday night. The life-saving crew searched all day for the body, but did not recover it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Apr 1902