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

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p.1 Saves Seventeen - Cleveland, July 26th - In the heavy fog the steamer E.C.W. Elpipke, of the Gilchrist fleet, crashed into the new section of the east breakwater, late last night, and sank. Seventeen persons aboard, including the captain's wife and another woman, and the crew, were saved by the life savers and by the tug Grover. The boat lies a total wreck near the foot of Kirkland street.



The schooner St. Louis cleared for Toledo from Crawford's.

The yacht Nokomis, from Howe Island, was at Craig's yesterday.

The steamer Maxwell cleared from the locomotive works for Oswego.

The schooner Suffel cleared for Sodus, from Richardsons' with feldspar.

The steamer Mississquoi, from Gananoque and Rockport, brought an excursion to the city this morning.

Swift's wharf: steamers Bigelow, on her way up the Rideau; Toronto and Caspian down and up; Dundurn, from Montreal to Hamilton last night; Belleville up tonight.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson and one light barge, from Charlotte, clearing again for Charlotte and Sodus, with two barges; tug Bronson from Montreal, with three light barges; S.S. Westmount and consort Hamilton cleared for Fort William; steamer John Sharples, from Duluth, with 80,000 bushels of flax.

p.8 Yachting Programme - for the club-house reopening; races on Saturday and Monday.

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