The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1911

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p.1 Turbinia Fine Reduced - for carrying excursionists from Charlotte to Presque Isle on Canadian side and return; fine reduced from $183,000 to $500.

p.2 The Day's Episodes - The position of the tug Chieftain has been located but divers are unable to descend owing to the rough weather. The body of a woman has been picked up. It may be one of the victims of the collision.

p.5 I.M.C. - Maize, Major Ferry, Marshall, Laura D.; Welland Canal repaired after Keywest carried away three gates.

"A wireless telegraph station established by marine department of Canadian government at Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Lake Superior. The station is equipped with the Marconi system, and has a normal range of about 300 miles. In communication with this station the 600 metre wave length should be used. The call letters are "Mug."

p.6 Divers On The Spot - looking for bodies from Chieftain.

Tug Winslow Burned - while crossing Meldrum Bay; belonged to Reid Dredging Co. of Sarnia.

Kingston Daily Standard, Aug. 22, 1911

p.2 Boats To Toronto - Kathleen and Heather for George Cup.

Str. Wallace Aground - in Lake Coteau, M.T. barge is lightering.

p.4 M.I. -

p.8 A Body Was Found - likely from Chieftain, divers to inspect wreck.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Aug 1911