The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Nov 1910

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p.1 A Vessel Foundered - Detroit, Nov. 22nd - The steamer Panther, upbound with coal, is reported to have foundered off Garden Island, in the northern end of Lake Michigan.


Detroit, Nov. 22nd - While the steamer Maine was passing through Lake Superior yesterday, Robert McCall, aged twenty-two, the wireless operator, juped overboard in an effort to rescue Rose Gardner, a passenger, who had been swept off the deck by a gigantic wave. McCall was never seen again and probably rendered unconscious by being dashed against the side of the boat. Miss Gardner was rescued. McCall's home was in Marquette, Mich.

p.4 Whitefish Station - hatchery for Eastern Ontario situated at Point Ann, east of Belleville (full column).

p.5 Gananoque, Nov. 22nd - ...The coal schooner Britton, which cleared for Oswego four weeks ago, arrived yesterday with a cargo for the Canada Bolt & Nut Co.

The big steel freighter Tagona, on her trip up from Montreal to Fort William, called here Sunday and took on the largest shipment of the season, including shovels from the D.F. Jones Co., limited, bolts from the Canada Bolt & Nut company, and rivets from the Parmenter & Bulloch Co. The warehouses were full and she did not get away until early Monday morning.

The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived from Oswego yesterday afternoon with a cargo for the T.I.R. Co.

p.6 Pith of the News - The Niagara, St. Catharines and Toronto Navigation company will build a new boat which they purpose to put into commission next summer.


The government boat Lambton is in port.

The steamers Ames, Dunelm, and Tagona passed up on Monday.

The barge Locke is at the locomotive works with coal from Erie.

The steamer Belleville is being painted while in the dry dock.

The steambarge Navajo cleared, from Richardson's elevator with a cargo of oats and barley, for the elevator at Quebec.

Work has been abandoned for the time being on the government boat at the dry dock, while work is being rushed as fast as possible on the steamer Belleville.

Swift's wharf: steamer John Rolph, from Erie, with coal; schooner Cornelia with coal from Oswego; steamer Dundurn due down today on her last trip of the season.

The tug Emerson arrived from Oswego with the barge Hamilton, coal laden, for Montreal; tug Bartlett arrived from Montreal with two light barges, and cleared for Montreal with two grain barges.

The tug Thomson and Bartlett, of the Montreal Transportation company, are due to arrive from Montreal today with five barges, and they will leave for Montreal with the last of the shipments of grain to be made from the elevator here, to Montreal this season.

The steamer Stormount is due at the Montreal Transportation company's elevator, today, from Fort William, to discharge 74,000 bushels of wheat, and the barge Ungava, from Port Colborne, will have wheat, and when these two vessels are unloaded, this will be the last of the grain trade.

p.8 The Storm of 1905 - Western Star, Corey, England, Metaffa, Crescent City, Lafayette, Edenborn and barge Madeira, Spencer and barge Amboy, Monkshaven - all wrecked.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Nov 1910