The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Nov 1906

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p.1 Can Be Got Off Easily - Sault Ste. Marie, Nov. 29th - The Canadian steamer Turret Crown, bound for Duluth without cargo, missed the harbor at Grand Marais while trying to escape from the north-west gale and snow on Tuesday night. The steamer landed on a sandy bottom west of the harbor and ran out three feet forward. The life savers went to the stranded ship and remained during the night. The vessel is not leaking and can be readily released with good weather.



The schooner Queen of the Lakes, loaded with coal, left Charlotte last night.

The steamer City of New York is expected to reach here, light, today, from Quebec.

The steamer Navajo is unloading freight from Montreal at Richardsons' today.

The barge Muskoka left the dry dock on Wednesday, after being thoroughly caulked.

The steamer America is undergoing some repairs at Portsmouth and also being painted.

The schooner Suffel will not attempt another trip to Charlotte. The crew has been paid off.

Last night it was very rough on the lakes, but no reports have been received of any mishaps.

The steamer Ames is expected at Richardsons' tonight or tomorrow with grain from Fort William.

The Montreal Lake Superior Navigation company's new steamer Dundee passed up today in charge of Capt. Papineau, bound for Hamilton. The new steamer is a sister ship to the steamer Verona, owned by this company. The vessel was made of steel in Glasgow.

Took Vessel to Picton - Capt. Allan went to Picton on the steamer Pierrepont with a load of flour, and his place is being taken on the steamer New Island Wanderer by Capt. Coleman Hinckley.

p.4 Pith of the News - The whaleback barge 118, bound from Conneaut with coal in tow of the steamer J.B. Eads, is missing. She broke away from the steamer fifteen miles north-west of Fairport.

Gunboat For Rochester - Washington, Nov. 29th - The captured Spanish gunboat Sandoval, formerly used by the Annapolis midshipmen and now at the Norfolk navy yard, will undoubtedly be transferred to the state of New York for the use of the naval militia of the Rochester district.

It is desired that the transfer be effected within the next few weeks in order that the gunboat may reach her station on Lake Erie before the close of navigation on the St. Lawrence.

p.6 News of the World - The tug Brockway and the lighterer Newman have gone to the Anchor line steamer Conemaugh, aground on Point Pelee, Lake Erie, a contract having been made with the Great Lakes Towing company by the underwriters to remove the cargo of the steamer.

Late Marine Notes - The steambarge Navajo will clear tonight for Newcastle, to load grain for Richardsons'.

Word was received that the steamer Ames would reach Richardsons' with grain from Fort William, early tonight.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Nov 1906