The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1903


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SPRANG A LEAK.

The Crew Had To Endure Hardships.

Owen Sound, June 27th - The schooner Erie Stewart, owned by Piggott & Sons, of this place, was towed to port last night, by a tug which had picked her up near Cabot's Head, twenty miles from here, yesterday. The schooner left Byng Inlet on Tuesday, with a cargo of lumber for Chatham. Shortly after clearing port she sprang a leak, and sank until the water was about her deck. The lumber prevented her from sinking. The crew suffered much from exposure. During Wednesday and Thursday heavy seas swept over her deck taking with them portions of the deck load. Capt. Joseph Grenville, Southampton, was in command of the vessel which will go in dry dock here.

p.2

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Echo from bay ports with grain.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Rideau King and Rideau Queen from Ottawa; schooner Suffel cleared for Oswego.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Prentice and two consorts from Chicago with 100,000 bushels of corn; steamer Strathcona due from Fort William with 73,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Flora Carveth from Whitby with 12,000 bushels of barley; tug Thomson up with 3 light barges and cleared for Oswego with two barges to load coal.

p.5 (Police Court) - All the brass fittings were recently stolen off the steamer Jessie Bain...

p.6 Launched A Vessel - Detroit, June 27th - The Albert N. Marshall, one of the new boats for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Transportation company, was launched at the Wyandotte yards today. She will be used in the grain trade between Chicago and Quebec. The new boat is 255 feet over all, 41 feet beam, and 18 feet deep. She will carry 2,000 tons on a draught of 14 feet.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Kingston in passing Round Island, on the St. Lawrence, at full speed Friday afternoon, raised a swell three feet high, which nearly swamped a naptha launch. It washed over the wharves sweeping articles into the river.


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Date of Publication:
27 Jun 1903
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KN.17271k
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1903