The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1911

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p.2 Sharples at Port Huron - at dry dock in Port Huron, towed by tug Proctor in six days.



The steamer Hinckley, with the schooner Bertie Calkins and the barge Jessie, cleared on Sunday morning, at eight o'clock, for Alexandria Bay, and will endeavor to raise the barge Davie, of the Montreal Transportation company, which was sunk there this summer, grain-laden.

(I.M.C.) - still over 900 tons of cement in hold of str. Port Colborne; men went on strike for 40 cents an hour on Saturday, now back at work for 35 cents.

-large quantities of iron arriving at Kingston dry dock for gov't steamer.

p.6 Wolfe Islander - On Dec. 8th last year the steamer Wolfe Islander was shut out from the island wharf by ice and did not reach it again that season. So far this season she has had no ice to interfere with her. The steamer's earnings since the opening of navigation up to Dec. 1st are as follows: April, $349.86; May, $919.35; June, $1,021.68; July, $983.63; August, $1,301.47; September, $1,143.16; October, $962.45; November, 1,007.26; or a total of $7,688.86.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Dec 1911