The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1912

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p.2 With the Yachtsmen -

p.5 Heavy Fog Sunday Night - vessel movements - steambarge Navajo - first trip after renovations.

p.8 A Young Man Drowned - off barge Antelope at Washburn, Rideau Canal.

June 18, 1912

p.2 Lake Ontario Commerce [Rochester paper]

p.5 I.M.C. - sch. J.B. Merrill.

-blades for twin screw of Bellechasse arrived from England - 16.

June 19, 1912

p.? I.M.C. - steam barge Cataract, damaged last year by fire, cleared from Brockville; sch. Abbie L. Andrews.

-The India, Ceylon and Cornwall, of the Calvin fleet, were expected up on Wednesday.

June 20, 1912

p.1 Island Steamer Crashes Into Pleasure Launch - Island Belle at Clayton.

p.3 A Very Fine Steamer - The Thousand Islander built by Toledo Shipbuilding Co.

p.7 Vessel Ran Ashore - str. Cadillac near Deseronto - Donnelly Wrecking str. Donnelly and lighter Grantham left to help.

-barge Hiawatha released at Prescott by Calvin Co.

p.8 str. Cadillac released by Donnelly Wrecking Co.

June 21, 1912

p.5 Dominion Day Cruise - of K.Y.C.

Traffic Is Blocked - str. La Canadienne ran into lock 22, Welland canal.

-sch. Katie Eccles.

p.8 Making Rapid Headway - repairing lock 22.

June 22, 1912



Went Aground on Salmon Island Late Friday Night.

The steamer Alexandria, coming down the lake, well laden with freight, went ashore at Salmon Island, up the lake, Friday night. The steamer Cornwall, of the Calvin Company, was dispatched to her assistance. It is thought she is pretty well on, and a good deal of the freight will have to be taken off.

p.8 I.M.C. - barge Ceylon and str. India from Quebec.

Failed To Arrive - Wolfe Islander at Simcoe Island - letter signed by George Sudds.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1912