The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1912

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p.5 I.M.C. - The steamer Caspian went aground near Brighton on Monday morning, about two o'clock. The steamer left the city on Sunday afternoon at five o'clock on her last trip of the season and had a very large number of passengers. The Calvin company received the word that she was aground and the steamer Cornwall left immediately for the scene. It is expected the vessel will be released with very little difficulty..

- Oliver Mowat, Eccles, Taber, Ford River, Britton.

p.8 Succumbed To Injuries - deckhand on Alexandria.

Trip In Open Skiff - fiction writer taking pictures of Old Fort Henry, Martello Tower, Garden Island.

Caspian Not Heard From -

Sept. 17, 1912

p.2 A Steambarge Missing - Adiramled, built in Cleveland in 1866, rebuilt at Detroit in 1882, bought by Canadian this spring, 198' x 27' x 10 1/2'.

p.5 Schooner Ran Ashore - Oliver Mowat near Yorkshire Island, str. Donnelly to assist.

-The steamer Caspian, which went aground at Presque Isle, Brighton, Sunday night, was released by the Calvin company's steamer Cornwall, about eight o'clock, Monday evening. The damage was very slight to the excursion steamer, and she proceeded on her trip to Charlotte, N.Y.

- Katie Eccles in storm.

-new sand scow built at Davis dry dock 90' x 20' x 6 1/2', for firm on Wolfe Island, built of Georgia pine, for carrying sand and lumber; (for Pyke's ? - editor)

Sept. 18, 1912

p.2 Divers and employees of the Donnelly Wrecking company went to the Beauharnois canal, below Cornwall, on Wednesday afternoon, to raise a dredge belonging to L. Leitch, Montreal, sunk in 21 feet of water. The steamer Donnelly and equipment will go down on Thursday.

p.5 I.M.C. - Julia B. Merrill, Keewatin, St. Louis, Britton, Guido.

-sch. Oliver Mowat released by str. Donnelly and towed to Davis yards.

p.9 Regrets the Passing - Of the Sailing Skiffs - on the St. Lawrence River.

Sept. 19, 1912

p.1 A Steamer Raised - part of Moreland from Lake Superior.

p.5 I.M.C. - The Adiramled was sunk during summer, disaster was mentioned under name Admiral.

-The M.T. company's barge Davie which is at present in the Kingston dry dock, will be followed in a few days with the barge Augustus, of the same company. The Davie was raised in the spring, where she sank down the river, and brought to the city.

-sch. Abbie L. Andrews.

-str. La Monde to be rebuilt by Davis dry dock.

Sept. 20, 1912

p.2 Runs Ashore In Fog - river steamer Venice.

-Grant Pyke recently purchased a tug in Toronto to be used mainly in the sand trade, from his farm, on the southerly side of Wolfe Island. The scow, to be launched at the yards of the Davis Dry Dock company, Saturday, is also chiefly for sand transport.

p.3 I.M.C. - Ford River, Katie Eccles, Oliver Mowat.

-Pyke's new sand scow will load lumber and shingles, for Cape Vincent, at the K. & P. spile wharf, on Saturday, after she is launched. The new tug, the Ray Stanton, will enter service also on this trip.

p.9 The Shipping Situation - grain shippers well supplied.

Sept. 21, 1912

p.5 I.M.C. - St. Louis.

-It is expected that M.T. company's barge Davie, at present in the dock of the Kingston Shipbuilding company, will be floated on Monday.

-The new sand scow, built at Davis' dry dock for G. Pyke, was launched on Saturday.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1912