The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1906

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p.1 All Because of Short Circuit - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., May 17th - A short circuit was found to have been the cause of the range lights, at the ship canal, not being lighted, on Sunday night, when the steamer Huronic went out of the channel, and struck bottom. The occurrence had never happened before since the ship canal was opened ten years ago, and may never happen again.



The ferry Wolfe Islander made her trip to Gananoque last night.

The S.S. Algonquin cleared early this morning, light, for Fort William.

It is expected the steamship Turbinia will leave Friday night for Toronto.

Tug Frontenac loaded withs for rafting purposes at the railway wharf for Garden Island.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Laura D., Echo and Idlewild, from bay ports, with grain.

The Gananoque yacht Kate, on the marine railway for repairs, left last for her home port.

A gasoline supply house has been built on the Kingston Foundry pier, for the convenience of the travelling launches.

The steamer Tecumseh, now unloading lumber at Garden Island, is the next applicant for the government dry dock.

Swift's wharf: steamer Belleville, due up tonight; steamer Picton down Wednesday night; steamer Rideau King to Ottawa this morning.

The M.T. company's barge Cobourg will leave the dry dock Friday night. She had not previously been in the dock since she was built, nine years ago.

M.T. company elevator: schooner Oliver Mowat, from lake ports, with 18,000 bushels of barley; steamers Strathcona and Algonquin cleared for Fort William.

Schooner Queen of the Lakes having unloaded her coal at Swift's, went down to Richardsons' this morning to load feldspar before proceeding to Sodus for coal.

The steamer Victoria, on the Kingston Foundry marine railway for the past ten days for boiler repairs, will leave tomorrow to go on her Gananoque-Brockville route.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 May 1906