The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jun 1907

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p.1 To Save Machinery - Northern Steamship company to send wrecking crew to Isle Royale to save machinery and equipment of steamer Monarch, wrecked last fall.



The schooner W.J. Suffle has arrived at the Grove Inn, with coal from Oswego.

The schooner Charles Marshall has arrived from Charlotte, with soft coal for the penitentiary.

The steamer Midland Queen cleared from Richardsons' Saturday night, for Oswego, to load coal for Chicago.

When the steamer North King was coming up alongside Swift's dock, yesterday afternoon, too much headway caused her bow to strike the end of the wharf, breaking it in.

The steamer W.J. Averall, of the Rutland line, went ashore above Alexandria Bay, on Thursday night. The cargo must be lightered before the steamer can be floated. The Averall was bound from Chicago to Ogdensburg with a full cargo of merchandise and grain.

Swift's: Steamer Picton down this morning; steamer North King for Rochester yesterday; steamer Belleville up today; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; steamer City of Montreal down yesterday; steamer Dundurn down yesterday.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Wissahickon arrived from Fort William, with 50,399 bushels of wheat; the steamer Panther arrived from Chicago with 71,000 bushels of corn; the tug Emerson arrived from Charlotte with two coal barges, and cleared for Montreal with four grain barges; the tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with seven barges; the tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with four grain barges.

p.6 Late Marine Notes - Word was received, Monday afternoon, that the barge Cornwall, loaded with grain, which was being towed to Montreal by the tug Emerson, was sunk near the Brockville Narrows. The tug got out of its regular course in a fog early this morning, and it is stated that there is about four feet of water in the barge.

The steambarge Nile, which has been working around Ottawa for three years, arrived at Soward's Monday afternoon, and is taking on a load of lumber for Cape Vincent

The sloop (sic) Westport arrived at Richardsons' from Gananoque with a load of oats.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jun 1907