The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Aug 1912

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p.5 I.M.C. - str. Bellechasse enters drydock to have wheels put on.

- Katie Eccles.

Aug. 13, 1912

p.5 I.M.C. - Andrews, Taber.

Much Grain Is Covered - vessel men make contracts.

Aug. 14, 1912

p.1 To Remove Two Vessels - str. Douglas at Walkerville, barge Monguagan near Windsor.

p.5 Capt. Booth Denies - that steamers pass through gap at Toronto too fast.

Town of Gananoque - owner trying to find motorboat sunk near Ormiston Island.

I.M.C. -

Aug. 15, 1912

p.3 I.M.C. -Bellechasse.

Aug. 16, 1912

p.1 Port Arthur Elevator -

p.3 I.M.C. -

p.8 Diver's Tragic Death - scow flips over on Lake Erie.

Aug. 17, 1912

p.1 Famous Lock 24 Damaged Once Again -

p.2 Steam Yacht Sold - Nama at Davis dry dock to be used as tug at Brockville.

p.3 Charlotte Harbor - to be improved.



The Old Norseman Afire In Graveyard.

The old steambarge Norman which was run aground at Collins Bay, not long ago, was burned to the water's edge on Friday. The barge was dismantled and sent aground in the bay a short time ago by its owners, the Donnelly Wrecking company. Last Sunday it was struck by lightning and caught fire. On account of the dampness of the wood, it burned very slowly. On Monday the Donnelly people sent out three men to see what could be done. They thought they put out the blaze but it smouldered and ignited again, and gained headway as the timbers dried. It had developed into quite a fire before Friday when the vessel was burned to the water. The hulk is now quite dangerous as it cannot be seen above water. In its present condition it is said to be a menace to boats passing to and fro and will have to be removed.

Movement of Vessels - Parthia tows raft to Quebec.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Aug 1912