The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1902

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A terrible storm raged on the lake today.

Craig's wharf: steamers Niagara, from Montreal, and Persia, from Toronto.

Swift's wharf: steamers North King from Charlotte; Algerian, from Hamilton.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Katie Eccles, from Cobourg, and Highland Beauty, from Picton.

The schooner Eliza White has cleared for Picton to receive repairs. On her last trip she collided with a pier at Oswego, sustaining much damage.

M.T. company elevator: schooner Ballou from Consecon with wheat; tug Hall from Montreal, with three light barges, and cleared down with two barges, grain-laden.

The schooner Tradewind, Deseronto to Oswego, with lumber, encountered a snow storm ten miles from Oswego, Tuesday night, and had to run back. She lay at anchor in Kingston harbor today.

p.4 Death of Isaiah Beaupre - Isaiah Beaupre, Portsmouth, who died on Monday, was one of Portsmouth's prominent residents. He was born in Prescott sixty-nine years ago. When very young he moved to Portsmouth and became a ship carpenter. Surviving are a brother, Edward, of Portsmouth, and two sisters, Mrs. Smith, Portsmouth, and Mrs. White, Kingston. The funeral took place Wednesday morning, a requiem mass being sung in the Church of the Good Thief.

p.5 North King Back - storm bound at Charlotte for an extra day with 350 excursionists.

p.8 Incidents Of The Day - The sloop Sovereign, of Belleville, lumber laden, sank near Rednerville on Tuesday.

The steamer Tecumseh, from upper lake ports, with timber, has arrived at Garden Island.

The steamyacht Skylark, owned by Hon. Clifford Sifton, is at Davis' shipyard to winter. Capt. Carnegie has nearly completed dismantling her. The captain will spend turkey day in Kingston.

Whaleback barge No. 129, owned by the United States Steel corporation, was sunk by collision with her steamer, the Maunaloa, in the gale on Lake Superior. The crew were all rescued.

Oct. 16, 1902

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1902