The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Dec 1904

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p.1 The Fairmount Released - Sault Ste. Marie, Dec. 13th - The Canadian steamer Monkshaven was released after lightering about 600 tons of her coal cargo. The Fairmount was also released. Both boats are apparently uninjured.

p.2 Bought Schooner Annandale - W.J. Kerr, of Portsmouth, has purchased the schooner Annandale from Capt. Irwin, and will put her in the lake coal carrying trade next season, with Charles Beaupre, of Portsmouth, as captain. The Annandale has a capacity of 400 tons.

p.7 Council, Wolfe Island - Dec. 5th - Members all present, and passed these steamboat accounts:

William B. Card, milk,

C.H. Martin, painting name on boat,

M. O'Brien, meals,

L. Costello, meals,

George Whitmarsh, meat,

James Crawford, captain,

David Leslie, engineer,

M. O'Shea, mate,

David Pyke, watchman, two months,

Ross Leslie, fireman,

William Cummins, cook,

James Hutton, deck-hand,

William Russell, deck-hand,

David Wilson, deck-hand,

L.H. Card, purser,

James Davis, groceries,

C. Cummins, lead, etc.,

On motion the reeve and councillors were voted bonuses for extra services in connection with the ferry: Thomas Fawcett, $100; the councillors $10 each.

p.8 A Very Sudden Death - Patrick Fitzgerald, a caulker by trade, had worked in different shipyards in city, and lately for Capt. Beaupre at Portsmouth.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Dec 1904