The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1911

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p.3 New Yacht Watertown -


Grain Barge Aground

George Davie In Trouble Near Alexandria Bay

Wrecking Crew From the Calvin Company Was Called To The Scene

Barge Just Left Kingston Monday Night

The barge George Davie, of the Montreal Transportation Company, grain-laden, on the way to Montreal, ran aground near Alexandria Bay Monday night.

The steamer Parthia, of the Calvin wrecking fleet, with a lighter, steam pumps and complete wrecking outfit, left for the scene. As far as can be learned the barge is not in a very dangerous position, and it is evident that she will be released with little trouble. The barge will go on the government dry-dock as soon as she is taken off. The Davie left Kingston for Montreal Monday night.

-schooners Keewatin, Ford River, Calkins, Merrill.

Broke Sign at Wharf - Bertie Calkins hit sign at Swift's wharf.

p.8 Steamer Had Breakdown - Alexandria.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1911