The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1905

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p.1 Picked Up A Barge - Southampton, Ont., Oct. 17th - During the gale on Sunday night, the tow barge Jeannette, lumber loaded for Tonawanda, broke away from the steamer United Lumberman, off Presque Isle, Mich. The Jennette drifted across Lake Huron, arriving off this port yesterday afternoon, with her canvas and deck load gone. She was immediately picked up and towed into the harbor by the tug Frank G. McAulay.



The steamer Rosedale cleared for Fort William.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton up tonight; steamer Aletha, bay ports; steamer Picton down yesterday; schooner M.A. Lydon, from Charlotte with coal.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria down last night; steamer Niagara cleared for Charlotte, to get a cargo of oil for Montreal; steamer Michigan due down tonight; schooner Theo. Voges, from Sodus, with coal.

p.5 The steamer Simla arrived at Richardsons' elevator today from Fort William with wheat.

p.8 Plank Fractured Skull - Deseronto, Oct. 17th - man unloading coal in hold of schooner Isabelle Reid; bucket while ascending dislodged plank which struck him.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1905