The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Apr 1906

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p.1 Boat Badly Injured - Detroit, April 26th - A Soo despatch says that the steel plates of the Canadian steamer Iroquois, released last night after lightering a part of her cargo, are quite badly damaged, the boat's forepeak is full of water, and her rudder and shoe are gone. It will be necessary to tow the vessel to Depot Harbor, her destination, after which she will be taken to Collingwood dry dock.

Body Identified - Cleveland, April 26th - body of woman found on beach near Southampton identified by ring as Mrs. Laflamme, cook of steamer Kaliyuga, lost last fall in Lake Huron.

p.2 Yacht Club Matters - to take $10,000 mortgage on property purchased from Cameron estate.


The steamer Wallace, of Chicago, which went aground in the harbor yesterday, was released early this morning, after being lightened and proceeded to the M.T. company elevator to unload 79,000 bushels of corn. She was not damaged.

To Be Here On Monday.

The steamer Turbinia of the Hamilton Steamboat company will arrive in Kingston on Monday, as the Lachine canal opens on Saturday at midnight, and she will be locked through. She has to go on the government drydock here, and after she is through is scheduled to go to Toronto to go on her regular route, May 1st, between Hamilton and Toronto.

Marine Paragraphs.

Swift's wharf: steamer Aletha, bay ports.

The steamer Caspian is fitting out for the season at Craig's wharf.

The steamer Wolfe Islander made her weekly trip to Gananoque, last night, returning this morning.

The tug Frontenac today, at the railway wharf loaded withes, to take over to Garden Island for rafting purposes.

M.T. company elevator: steamers Algonquin and Rosemount from Chicago, each with 70,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamers America and St. Lawrence are getting in readiness for the 24th of May as that will be their first outing for the season of 1906. They will bring the American excursionists here to spend Victoria Day.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Acacia, owned by Capt. Simmons, has again been chartered by the Locomotive works company to carry its coal this season. The Acacia is awaiting orders to proceed to Sodus.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Apr 1906