The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1912

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p.5 I.M.C. -

The Steamer Alexandria Was Easily Released - Small difficulty was found and no damage was done by the steamer Cornwall in releasing the steamer Alexandria, which went ashore at Salmon Island, at the Beaches, on Saturday morning. She is expected on her down trip Monday night, as usual.

-sch. Julia B. Merrill.

Welland Canal Break -

R. & O. Staff Changes -

June 25, 1912

p.1 Captain Escapes Drowning - of str. Newsboy at Clayton.

June 26, 1912

p.2 Wreckage Was Passed - by sch. Bertie Kalkins near Stony Point, wreck occurred near Calf Island a week ago, a small steamer carrying coal from Fairhaven to Montreal.

- Katie Eccles, Julia B. Merrill.

-str. Parthia cleared for Quebec with log raft.

June 27, 1912

p.1 A Sailor Was Drowned When Bothnia Sank - in River St. Clair.

p.5 Sank In Collision - str. Bothnia near Windsor, built at Garden Island under name Jack.

- Katie Eccles.

June 28, 1912

p.5 I.M.C. - schooners St. Louis, Bertha Kalkins.

Returns to Thousand Islands - Capt. Southwell who remembers as a boy the burning of the Peel.

June 29, 1912

p.4 I.M.C. - Julia B. Merrill, Katie Eccles, Charlie Marshall.

At Davis Drydock -

-str. La Monde sunk at Wolfe Island all winter, now repaired.

p.8 record trip made by sch. Horace Taber to Gananoque and Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1912