The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1908

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p.2 Post-mortem Held on Remains of Capt. J.H. Scott - death was due to drowning; funeral took place today.


The schooner Jamieson cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Bertha Calkins arrived with coal for Sowards.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived from Crawford's with coal from Sodus.

The steamer Aletha brought quite a number of passengers from bay points today.

The steamer Jamieson arrived from Breakey's Bay, with a cargo of pressed hay.

The steamers Alexandria and Reliance, and steambarge Waterlily were at Folger's wharf, last night, discharging freight, and cleared for Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: The steamer India loaded wheat, and cleared for Montreal; the steamer Prince Rupert arrived from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of wheat.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: the tug Bartlett arrived from Montreal, with four barges; steamer Norwalk from Duluth with 51,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Rosemount with 81,000 bushels of wheat, and barge Quebec, with 65,000 bushels of wheat, arrived from Fort William; the tug Mary P. Hall, from Montreal, two barges; steamer Rosemount will clear tonight for Fort William; steamer Westmount with grain from Fort William, lightered, and cleared for Prescott.



Sault Ste. Marie, Oct. 13th - The steamer Midland Prince, west-bound and loaded, struck an obstruction at the dyke, Middle Neebish channel, on Monday, puncturing a hole and filling the forward compartments with water. She was delayed all day making temporary repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Oct 1908