The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1903

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p.1 Steamer Damaged in Gale - Owen Sound, Nov. 19th - The steamer City of Windsor, from the Soo, which, in a blinding snowstorm which swept across Georgian Bay on Tuesday night, grounded on Squaw Point, 3 miles north of Owen Sound, was released yesterday afternoon and brought to this port. The Windsor was damaged and unable to return to port under her own steam.

p.2 Marine Notes - Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind expected from Oswego with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Myles due from Fort William with 40,000 bushels of wheat.

p.8 The schooner Two Brothers, after discharging a cargo of coal at Booth & Co.'s wharf, has gone into winter quarters.

Relieved Fishermen - A report has just reached the parliament buildings that the government fisheries steamer Gilphie was storm bound all last week at the Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay, during a heavy gale from the east of sleet and snow, the fishermen from all about centred there. The Gilphie having a month's supply of food was able to relieve the fishermen who had been compelled to live on hard tack and cranberries.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1903