The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Nov 1910

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p.1 May Have Been Drowned - heavy gale; two Millhaven fishermen, brothers named Steele, are missing; Joseph Bray of Amherst Island was forced to take shelter at Simcoe Island.



M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Kinmount, from Fort William, transhipped 72,000 bushels of wheat, cleared Friday night for Fort William; steamer Advance from Fort William discharged 57,000 ? bushels of wheat, and will be laid up here for the season; tug Emerson cleared with the barge Valencia for Fairhaven, to load coal; steamer Fairmount and barge Ungava, due today, to discharge wheat; tug Mary P. Hall from Montreal, three light barges, will clear for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

The steamer Alexandria called at Folger's wharf last night, from Montreal, with freight.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The steam barge John Randall landed a general cargo of merchandise here, and cleared for Rideau canal ports.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Gananoque today.

The schooner Ford River will clear tonight for Charlotte, with a cargo of feldspar. This will probably be the last shipment of feldspar from this port this season.

Swift's wharf: steamer Belleville down this morning; steamer Britannic passed down this morning; steamer Aletha down and up today.

Steamer Morley Ashore.

At noon Saturday the Calvin company despatched the tug Chieftain and the barge Burma (Burmah ?) down the river to release the steamer W.D. Morley, which went aground below Clayton early in the morning, en route from Charlotte to Ogdensburg with coal. The Morley broke her rudder. Part of her cargo will be lightered, and she will be towed by the Chieftain to Ogdensburg. The Morley is owned in Detroit.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Nov 1910