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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1912

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p.2 Anchor of a Schooner - Caught On Intake Pipe of Waterworks - sch. Major Ferry.

p.3 I.M.C. - J.B. Merrill, diver for Donnelly Wrecking company working on wheel of Seguin.

Oct. 15, 1912

p.2 To Use Oil As Fuel - the gov't boat building at Kingston - Dollard.

p.6 I.M.C. - Donnelly diver worked on Sequin; Calkins.

Oct. 16, 1912

p.3 I.M.C. - tug Ray Stanton.

Oct. 17, 1912

p.1 Resurrecting Ships - for fall trade.

p.5 Launching New Steamer - at Kingston Shipbuilding Co.; Julia B. Merrill, St. Louis.

Oct. 18, 1912

p.1 Two Barges Foundered - Four of Crew Drowned - near Galloup Island - barges H.B. and Menominee.

p.2 Busy at Dry Dock - La Monde floated out, others to follow.

p.5 I.M.C. - Calkins, Ford River.

p.8 Mate On the Tug Proctor - formerly on Island Wanderer, was towing 3 barges, drifting on shore in gale, signalled to put on more speed, pulled tow posts out of H.B., may be 7 drowned.

Oct. 19, 1912

p.1 Near Ill-fated Barges - barge Rob Roy beside them at Oswego, left 20 minutes later and had to turn back.

p.8 Passed Some of Wreck - took picture of cabin at Galloup islands.

- Merrill, Ford River.

p.11 Capt. Nelson's Story - of the Marine Disaster off Galloup Island - a full column from [Watertown Times].

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1912