The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1908

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p.3 ad - Tenders For Dredging - tenders called for dredging middle channel, River St. Lawrence, between Kingston and Brockville. Department of Public Works



The steamer Business arrived from Erie, Friday night, with 1,150 tons of coal for the M.T. Co.

The steamer Stranger cleared, this morning, for Washburn, with a party of Queen's mining students.

The tug Edmond and barge arrived at Richardsons' elevator, and will load 3,000 bushels of wheat, for Chaffey's Locks.

The schooner Sturgiss, which passed here during the summer, is reported to have been lost in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. All the members of the crew were saved.

The schooner Ford River, which went aground in Navy Bay, was released with very little trouble, and is now unloading her cargo of coal at Richardsons' wharf.

The steamer Rolph, which arrived from Erie, yesterday, with coal for the M.T. Co., is the old steamer Resolute, which went down in the Toronto harbor, when three men lost their lives. After being raised and repaired, the name of the vessel was changed.

Steamer Canadian Ashore - Detroit, Oct. 24th - The steamer Canadian, upbound, coal-laden, is ashore at Canoe Point, twelve miles eastward of Detour light, resting on a rock bottom. Her forward compartments are full of water. Tugs with lighter left the Soo last night to assist her.

p.13 Wolfe Island Council - ...passed the ferry steamboat accounts for September, including redeeming of a note of $307 to Mrs. Coyle....

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1908