The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1906

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p.2 Was Not On Resolute - Capt. O.J. Dix, who was captain of the Resolute last summer, was not on the vessel when she foundered a few days ago. He met with an accident at Tonawanda, N.Y., and was compelled to remain at his home. On the day the Resolute met with the mishap, he went to Detroit to accept another position.


The schooner Acacia will load feldspar and keep it on board during the winter.

The schooner Robert McDonald is loading wheat at Richardsons' for Napanee.

The barge Maggie is being loaded with grain at Richardsons' today for Montreal.

The steambarge Navajo is expected to arrive from Montreal tomorrow with freight.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes is expected here today with coal for James Swift.

The tug Jessie Hall arrived from Montreal today with three light barges for the M.T. Co.

The steamer Simla passed Lake Huron Monday, on her way to Chicago to load corn for Richardsons'.

The steamer City of New York, which left Thursday with grain from Richardsons' arrived in Quebec, Sunday morning.

Swift's: steamer Arabian for Toronto, up this morning; Neepawah up today, bound for Fort William; Aletha down and up the bay today.

The schooner W.J. Suffel cleared for Charlotte Monday afternoon, but returned to Kingston owing to a heavy sea. She will not likely attempt the trip again this season.

p.5 Met With Accident - "James Gillespie, employed on the steambarge Ungava, at the M.T. company's elevator, Monday afternoon, met with a serious accident." - fell in the hold, broke arm and other injuries.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Nov 1906