The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1911


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p.3 Hero of Catastrophe - sinking of Sirius, Capt. Cline.

p.4 Gananoque - coal schr. Britton; steel freighter Corunna loads steel products.

p.5 May Abandon Work On Davie

If It Is Found Impossible To Raise Her, Barge Will Be Blown Up

Much Trouble Has Been Experienced In The Work

Work on the raising of the sunken hull of the Davie opposite St. Lawrence Park seems to have been indefinitely abandoned. The work of raising the craft was begun several weeks ago by the Calvin Salvage Co., but owing to several reverses, was abandoned. Later the work was renewed and it was expected that the hull would soon be raised. However, the progress of the work was again checked and it was decided to abandon the work indefinitely. Should it later be found that it will be impossible to raise her, the boat will most probably be taken into the middle of the river and blown up. The boat is owned by the Montreal Transportation Company.

(I.M.C.) - Cornelia, Andrews.

Kingston Daily Standard, Aug. 4, 1911

p.6 M.I. -

p.8 On Her Initial Trip - Geronia

Sirius Built At Clayton - involved in recent tragedy, built about 20 years ago by the late Capt. Simon G. Johnston.

THE SUNKEN DAVEY (SIC - DAVIE)


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Date of Publication:
4 Aug 1911
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KN.17986
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Aug 1911