The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1909

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p.1 The Steamer Delayed - steamer Toronto 4 1/2 hours late coming from Charlotte due to damaged valve.

p.2 The Lake Yacht Racing Association to hold meet at Cobourg for week; gives names of local committee members.


The steamer Hinckley cleared for Oswego.

The steamer St. Joseph is at the government dry dock.

The tug Frontenac is in port loading withs for Garden Island.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for the asylum.

The steamer Haddington, at the drydock several days, cleared for Belleville.

The steambarge Ida E. cleared for Oswego, and will load coal for Montreal.

The schooner Ford River, loaded with feldspar, cleared for Charlotte on Saturday night.

The schooner Major N.H. Ferry has arrived from Oswego with coal for the cotton mill.

The steamer Dunellum, aground near Brighton, was released yesterday. She was lightered by men from the M.T. Co., who took off 200 tons of cement. The tug Thomson, sent to the scene, has returned.

The steamer Seguin was at the government dry dock, Sunday, on her way west. A break down in her machinery caused some delay in clearing, the vessel being forced to put back into port.

Swift's: steamer Bickerdike up Sunday; steamer City of Ottawa down Sunday; steamer Dundurn down Sunday; steamer North King, down and up Sunday; schooner Keewatin from Oswego Sunday; steamer Aletha from bay ports today.

p.5 H.M. Pellatt Ran Ashore - Sault Ste. Marie, July 12th - The Canadian steamer H.M. Pellatt, down bound, loaded, stranded on Round Island middle ground Sunday morning, during a dense fog. The tug Scheneck released her apparently uninjured.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1909