The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamers Persia and Ocean down.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan up; Corsican down.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge John Milne from bay ports; steamer Erin and consort Danforth cleared up.

Investigation showed that the owner of the barge Danforth were not responsible for the damaged grain in that vessel. The insurance companies will pay the loss.

Grove Howard, manager of the Car Transport company, Prescott, was in Kingston today to arrange for the placing of the steamers Armstrong and International in the government dry-dock for repairs.

The big steamer Turret City, of the Canadian Lakes and Navigation company, arrived this morning from Montreal, having just discharged a cargo of Welsh coal. She is one of the big vessels that have come across the ocean to go into the lake grain carrying trade, and will enter the government dry-dock for alterations. Thomas Donnelly, manager of the new company, came down from Toronto this morning to meet the steamer.

Coal Prices - Capt. Gaskin replies to James Swift - prices of coal as delivered by various vessels; coal was easy to get on upper lakes all season. (full column)

p.4 Today Paul Reid and Capt. Simmons went up to the rescue of the wreck of the steamer Owen, on the south shore of Prince Edward county. Capt. Simmons is taking up 100 air tight barrels, which he will use as pontoons.

p.6 Saturn Ashore - Port Arthur, Oct. 22nd - The steamer Saturn is aground in Port Arthur harbor. While running from the Canadian Northern railway elevator to King's elevator she grounded on a small bar. Tugs could not dislodge her.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1902