The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1907

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p.1 Latest News - Two large bulk freight steamers collided Saturday in the St. Clair river, opposite Algonac. The steamer Resis ? of the Mitchell fleet, was sunk in twenty-six feet of water, and the steamer Monroe C. Smith of the United States Transportation Co., was beached on Russell's Island.

p.2 Foot Badly Crushed - second mate Frederick Mahon of Midland Queen, got foot caught in winch.


The steambarge Navajo arrived, light, from Montreal, and loaded grain at Richardsons' for that port.

The steamer Midland Queen was unloaded of its grain at Richardsons', Saturday night, and cleared for Fort William.

No steamers have arrived from the east or west since Friday morning, owing to the rough weather. Many of the steamers, passenger and freight, are laying in at bay ports, waiting for favorable weather to come east.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: the tug Emerson cleared for Montreal, with three grain-laden barges; tug Glide up with two light barges, cleared for Montreal with one grain barge; tug Mary up with two light barges, cleared with two barges; steamer Fairmount cleared for Fort William.

p.4 Lake Yacht Racing Association - annual meeting held at Toronto; election of officers.

p.5 The steamer Island Wanderer had to come around the foot of the Island, today, on account of the rough weather. A large fleet of vessels are windbound at Cape Vincent

p.8 Late Marine News - The schooner W.J. Suffel cleared for Oswego; schooner Clara for Sodus; steambarge John Randall for Rideau canal points, and steambarge Westport for Trenton.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1907