The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1906

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The steambarge Navajo cleared for Howe Island to load hay.

The steamer Fairmount will arrive with wheat for the M.T. company today.

The steamer Pierrepont left this morning for Folger's dock, Howe Island, to load hay.

The steamer Westmount has unloaded her cargo of wheat for the M.T Co., and will lay up here for the winter.

The estimates sent to Washington for harbor works across the line are: Charlotte, $80,000; Great Sodus Bay, $50,000; Oswego, $125,000; Cape Vincent, $72,000; Little Sodus Bay, $75,000; Ogdensburg, $20,000.

p.5 At Brockville the steamer Victoria, owned by the Brockville Navigation company, sank in about ten feet of water near her winter moorings. On Thursday the Queen, a small tug, collided with the boat.

p.8 News of the World - The steamer E.L. Ireland, stranded near the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior, during a blinding snow storm on Thursday night. Her mate and a part of the crew reached Bayfield frost-bitten and nearly exhausted.

During a north-east gale and heavy snow the steamer Golspie stranded in Burle Bay, south of Michipicoten, Ont. The vessel is lying on a gravel beach broadside to the sea, and is out two feet forward. The captain says the boat can be saved if a wrecking outfit is sent at once.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1906