The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1906

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p.3 Lost An Eye - verdict confirmed in favor of sailor Ezra Ellis, of Bloomfield, Prince Edward county; on Dec. 1st last, he was working on schooner Emily B. Maxwell, landed at dock at Port Hope, while attempting to tie up vessel, he ran into a barbed wire fence across end of dock, and lost sight in one eye.



Craig's: steamer Alexandria up last night; steamer Waterlily up this morning; propellor Persia up tonight.

Swift's: steamer Picton up last night; steamer Bickerdike up today; steamer Aletha down and up today; schooner Clara from Sodus, arrived yesterday with coal; schooner Laura D. from Wolfe Island with hay.

At Richardsons': schooners Echo, Pilot and Maggie L. from bay ports with oats; schooner Lizzie Metzner will load feldspar for Charlotte; steamer Navajo cleared for Montreal; schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer John C. Howard, of the George Hall Coal company fleet of Ogdensburg, is being prepared for a trip around the coast to California. It will be delivered to the Dollar Steamship company of San Francisco, at Montreal, on Sunday. It will take about sixty days to get the boat to its destination.

Capt. Dan Murphy, of Ogdensburg, will pilot the passenger steamer Iroquois from Detroit to Montreal, and Capt. John Johnson is to take the boat around Cape Horn on the 17,000 mile journey to Seattle. The steamer Chippewa, a sister ship of the Iroquois, not equipped for operation on salt water, will be towed from Montreal to New York by the Iroquois. At New York it will be equipped with salt water apparatus and both boats will leave there under their own steam.

M.T. Co.: steamer Rosemount arrived from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of wheat; barge Quebec, from Fort William, with 66,000 bushels of wheat and barley; steamer Horne from Duluth with 79,000 bushels of flax seed; steamer Algonquin from Fort William, with 70,000 bushels of wheat; tug Bronson from Montreal with four barges and will clear for Montreal with grain laden barges; steamer Rosemount will clear for Fort William.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1906