The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Dec 1909

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p.1 Pith of the News - The steamer W.C. Richardson went on the rocks about three miles out of Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday morning. Five men were drowned and rescuers brought fourteen men into the harbor.



Cleveland, Dec. 9th - The Anchor line freighter Clarion was burned to the water's edge off the south-east shore of Point Pelee, Ont., last night. The first mate and one of the crew perished. Six members of the crew are in Cleveland. The captain and twelve others left the ship in a steel lifeboat and have not been heard from.


Marine Paragraphs.

The steamer Aletha has tied up for the season, making her last trip down on Wednesday morning. The people from Amherst Island will now have to wait until the lake freezes and drive to the city.

The steamer Prince Rupert arrived at Richardsons' from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamer Marshall, loaded with corn, is on her way from Chicago to Kingston. Her cargo is for the M.T. company.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Dec 1909