The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Dec 1907

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - Crawford's slip is at present filled to overflowing with vessels. The fleet is composed of the government dredge Sir Richard, with tug Trudeau and scows, schooners Mary Ann Lydon, Clara and Acacia, and the steamers Ames and Rosedale.

Dec. 20, 1907

p.1 Disaster On Great Lakes - Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 20th - The loss to vessel property on the Great Lakes amounted to $743,000 for 1907, according to figures compiled here. Thirteen steamers and one schooner were lost, capacity 29,900 tons. The greatest single loss was the steamer Cyprus, valued at $275,000. Minor damages, of which there was not a total loss, were greater than the value of total losses. Damage to the steamer William E. Reis was alone $100,000. In 1906 forty-four vessels, with a carrying capacity of 60,750 tons and valued at $1,029,500 were lost. During 1905 forty-eight ships were lost. Their tonnage was 107,083 tons, and value $2,341,500, the greatest loss for any year in the history of the lakes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Dec 1907