The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1909

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p.1 Latest News - The wreck of the steamer Grecian has been found sixteen miles off Alpena in 102 feet of water, in good condition. It is valued at $100,000, and the wrecking company expects to float it in ten days.



The steambarge Mary Louise cleared for Rideau canal ports.

The steamer Key West is in port, also the government boat Scout.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Charlotte with feldspar.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf, Friday night, with a large passenger list, and considerable freight for local merchants.

Swift's: steamer North King down and up today; steamer City of Montreal up Sunday; steamer Dundurn up Sunday; steamer Stranger for Gananoque.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Rosemount arrived from Chicago, with 63,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal, with two grain barges and one coal barge; the barge Hamilton will clear for Belleville to load cement for Fort William.

The Bluebell, flagship of the Toronto Ferry company's fleet, will arrive in Kingston, on Monday, to have her bottoms overhauled, at the government dry dock. Insurance regulations require that boats be dry docked for this purpose. The Bluebell can make ten miles an hour. Commodore Williams is pilot.

Cable Towers at Charlotte - two towers to be built, 165 feet high, will be visible 20 miles out on lake.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Aug 1909