The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1904

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Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean up today.

Crawford's wharf: schooner McGee from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Acacia arrived from Oswego yesterday afternoon and is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan down last night; Rideau King to Ottawa this morning; Corsican up tonight;

Capt. A. Dunlop has returned to the city after a good season on the steamer Bohemian. The boat was laid up at Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Highland Beauty from bay ports with grain; tug Kate and one grain-laden barge cleared for Montreal.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount and consorts cleared for Fort William; tug Emerson cleared down with four grain-laden barges.

p.5 Lost On Lake Huron - Cleveland, O., Oct. 6th - News is received of the loss in Lake Huron of the steamer Iron Chief, of the Corrigan, McKenney & Co., fleet of Cleveland. The boat was loaded with 1,500 tons of coal, bound from Fairport to Duluth. A storm raged at the time. The crew of seventeen men, mostly from Cleveland, were taken off by the steamer Carnegie. The Iron Chief left Cleveland Saturday night. She was valued at $35,000.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1904