The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Nov 1902

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The Katie Eccles Was Successfully Raised.

The schooner Katie Eccles, sunk at Lake Port, arrived here Sunday night, having been raised by the Calvin company wrecking apparatus. The schooner contains about 150 tons of hard coal, which was consigned to Colborne, but which will likely be purchased in Kingston. On Tuesday the Katie Eccles will enter Davis' dry dock for repairs.

Movement of Vessels.

Craig's wharf: steamers Ocean up; Alexandria down.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego.

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

Soward's wharf: schooner Fleetwing, from Oswego, with hard coal.

The steamer Rideau King cleared today on another trip to Smith's Falls.

The big lake barge Burmah, of the Calvin company, has gone to Oswego to load hard coal for Swift & Co.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Plunkett, Granger, Pilot, Two Brothers, Laura D. and Echo, from bay ports, with grain.

The schooner Tradewind passed down this morning with hard coal for Gananoque. Ninety cents a ton is being paid for carrying charges.

p.4 Purchased The Coal - R. Crawford purchased the hard coal in the schooner Katie Eccles, which sank at Lake Port last week, and which is now here. Several other local parties were after it

Nov. 11, 1902

p.2 Day's Episodes - The tug Minnie brought a floating planing mill from Alexandria Bay to Davis' dry dock for repairs.

p.5 Incidents Of The Day - The steamer Rideau Queen has gone into winter quarters.

Another cargo of hard coal arrived on Tuesday morning. The schooner Macdonald brought 125 tons to Mallen's wharf.

p.6 Barge Erin Disabled - Port Dalhousie, Nov. 11th - Steambarge Erin, in going through the canal early yesterday, broke three buckets of her wheel at Lock No. 17, totally disabling her. She was bound for Fort William. The tug A.D. Cross will bring her back to the dry dock.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Nov 1902