The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1911

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p.1 Coal Cargoes Are Being Held Up - pending new law removing duty.

Captain Released on Surety - Capt. Alexander Cunning of wrecking tug Favorite - accused of committing wholesale larceny while engaged on wrecking operations on str. Wisahicken on Outer Duck Islands on Jan. 19th.

Hurled Rocks at Steamer - incensed at being left behind by str. Olcott at Rochester.

A Vessel In Flames - wooden freight steamer destroyed off Kelly's Island, near Toledo.

p.3 Heroic John Dana - of str. Island Belle.

Six Fast Boats Start - at Gold Cup Races at Frontenac Island, near Clayton.

p.5 Aground Near Wharf - steamer Samuel Marshall aground off Swift's wharf, pulled off by str. Donnelly.

-another lake freighter, the Yorkton, arrived on great lakes from England, for Matthews' Line, description, speed of 12 m.p.h.

Kingston Daily Standard, Aug. 8, 1911

p.2 Vessel Ran On Rock - John Marshall Met With Mishap - pulled off by Donnelly.

p.4 M.I. -

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1911