The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1913

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Word reached here Wednesday morning that the steamer Donnacona, of the Inland Lines, was aground six miles this side of Long Point, Lake Ontario, about forty miles from this city. The Donnacona was east bound, loaded with grain from Fort William. The Donnelly Wrecking and Salvage company was notified and the steamer Donnelly and the lighter Grantham left for the scene as soon as possible.

The steamer Porter, which figured in the accident in the Welland canal, on Sunday, has arrived at the Locomotive Works wharf, and will undergo repairs. The vessel was quite badly damaged. Her bow received a bad smash.

The steambarge John Randall, loaded with coal from Oswego, passed on her way to Smith's Falls.

The steamer Neepawah passed down Wednesday morning, grain-laden, on her way from Fort William to Montreal.

The steamer Sowards from Fairhaven is unloading coal at R. Crawford's wharf.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Hamiltonian from Fort William, discharged a cargo of wheat and oats; steamer Kinmount passed on her way from Fort William to Montreal with grain; steamer Advance passed down with grain from Port (missing line); tug Thomson from Montreal, light; cleared for Montreal with two grain barges.

The steamer Belleville went down on Wednesday morning.

The steamer Rideau King is due down from Ottawa Wednesday evening.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Wednesday.

p.4 New Survey Boat for Canada - London, June 18th - The steamer Acadia, built by Swan & Hunter company for the Canadian government's hydrographic service, has undergone her trial trips satisfactorily.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jun 1913