The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1911

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p.1 Sale For Fish - Looking For the U.S. Market - Canadian fishermen hoping for reciprocity - Cape Vincent the present headquarters of the Booth fisheries on the lake.

Seven Drown - steamer Sirus (sic - Sirius ?) capsizes near Cornwall.

p.2 Damaged the Jessie Bain - hit by bow of Katie Eccles.

p.5 Rivalry Between the Boats - Rideau Queen, Rideau King and Buena Vista race to Kingston Mills trying to get through locks first.

Steambarge Aground - Jeska aground near Barker's Point, Cataraqui River.

Kingston Daily Standard, Aug. 2, 1911

p.1 Seven Lives Lost - steamyacht Sirus capsized near Ogdensburg.

p.5 Boats In Collision - schr. Katie Eccles Rams Str. Jessie Bain -

p.7 M.I. -

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Aug 1911