The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1911

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p.2 Barge Coteau Released - from Howe Island by Calvin co. using jacks.

p.5 In Marine Circles - barge Cornwall released.

-work on gov't boat at Kingston Shipbuilding Co. delayed by lack of material from Collingwood.

-str. Turret Cape stranded on Middle Bank, Lake Huron; Maggie L.

p.7 Tall Grain Elevator - at Ogdensburg.

p.8 To Winter at Ogdensburg - 30 vessels of Hall and Ogdensburg Coal and Towing Co. and Rutland line.

Kingston Daily Standard, Nov. 21, 1911


Owen Sound, Nov. 21st - The tug Harrison has arrived in port, having on board Captain John Wharry and the crew of the stranded steamer Turret Cape, which went ashore on Middle Bank, "the grave-yard of the lakes," near Cove Island, last Friday night in a terrific storm. All of the crew are safe and little the worse for their experience.

The Turret Cape is of about 2,000 tons burden and carried a crew of eighteen men. Her officers were Capt. Wharry, Owen Sound; Mate, F. Lawrence, Kingston; second mate, R.C. Whiteside, Owen Sound; engineer, Geo. Adams, Owen Sound; second engineer, H. Shouldice, Owen Sound. Several of the sailors also belonged to Kingston.

Is A Fine Steamer - Dalhousie City, 215' x 38', in drydock.

p.2 Will Raise Sunken Barge - Capt. Hinckley, Oswego, received the contract to raise the M.T. Co. barge Davey (sic - Davie), which is sunk near Point Vivian. The Donnelly Wrecking Co. never tried to raise the barge as stated. It is understood the price asked to raise the boat is $6,000.

p.5 M.I. - barge Coteau and Cornwall released from shoal at Howe Island.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1911