The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1908

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p.5 Had Rough Trip - New Island Wanderer encountered high winds and snow on way from Cape Vincent.

p.6 Ice Yachtsmen - waiting for lake to freeze.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The tug Frontenac took another load of lumber from the Kingston & Pembroke wharf to Garden Island today.

Sunken Tug Raised - Port Dalhousie, Jan. 4th - After wrecking on the sunken tug Escort all day yesterday, and all night, the three tugs and pontoons arrived at five o'clock this morning bringing the tug into the harbor. The tug will be pumped out and there being no ice in the canal, she will proceed up the canal to Port Colborne, where she is owned by Carter Bros.

Jan. 6, 1908

p.5 Tug Escort In Bad Shape - Port Dalhousie, Jan. 6th - After working for four hours trying to get the tug Escort and two pontoons through Lock No. 1 of the new canal yesterday, the tugs engaged had to give it up, and to pull them outside again when the Escort broke loose and sank to the bottom of the canal again. The diver is now at work on the Escort, which is in a bad condtion.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1908