The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 May 1906

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May 25, 1906

p.1 A Steamer Went Down - Cleveland, May 25th - The steamer City of Concord sank in the harbor here late yesterday afternoon. The steamer carried a crew of sixteen men, who were taken off.

A Barge Is Leaking - Windsor, May 25th - The tug Rooth has arrived at Port Huron, Mich., with the barge Dayton, which is leaking badly. The Dayton struck bottom on Georgian Bay and steam pumps had to be put on board to keep her free of water. She will unload part of her cargo at Port Huron and go to Detroit for docking.

To Clear A Shoal - Sarnia, May 25th - The Canadian government has started a dredge to work clearing away the shoal that runs out abreast of the Grand Trunk freight shed, at Point Edward, and extends down below the new Grand Trunk elevator.



M.T. company wharf: tug Bronson up with four light barges.

The schooner Tradewind is discharging coal at Gananoque.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Clara Youell clears tonight for Oswego.

Swift's wharf: steamer Belleville passed up yesterday; steamer Rideau King yesterday morning for Ottawa.

The North King, at the government dry-dock pier, is receiving the finishing touches to her fitting out, preparatory to her first trip. As last year, she has been repainted white with green and red trimmings and presents a clean, spick and span appearance.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Ringleader, with coal from Charlotte to Howe Island, passed down today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 May 1906