The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1913

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p.1 New Life Saving Station - planned for Oswego, N.Y.



McKinstry in Trouble Near Alexandria Bay.

The steamer McKinstry, which was in port at eight o'clock on Tuesday evening, on her way to Montreal, loaded with coal, went aground near Alexandria Bay, N.Y., during the night. She released herself and was then beached. It is understood that the damage is not material, although one of her compartments is full of water.

The Donnelly Wrecking company, of Kingston, was notified, and on Wednesday morning the steamer Saginaw, and Maize and Mary Ann Lydon, which will be used as lighterers, left for the scene of the beaching.

Movements of Vessels.

The steamers Sowards and Jeska arrived from Charlotte, and are discharging coal at Rockwood hospital wharf.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Kinmount passed up last night, with rails from Sydney, on the way to Fort William; steamer Rosemount will pass down tonight, grain-laden, from Port Colborne to Montreal.

The Burmah was up, on Wednesday morning, from Quebec, with pulp wood for Lake Erie. She was towed by the tug Bronson.

The steamers Kingston and Caspian were down, and cleared west again on Wednesday afternoon.

The steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa on Wednesday morning. The steamer Rideau King is due down Wednesday evening.

The steamer Belleville passed down on Wednesday morning.

p.7 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Harold Brown, of Kincardine, who has been in Kingston for three or four years, left Wednesday afternoon for Prescott, to take charge of a boat. Mr. Brown had just received his captain's papers about a month ago.

p.8 Gananoque, Sept. 3rd - ....The coal schooner Britton arrived from Oswego yesterday afternoon with a cargo of soft coal for the works of the Steel Co. of Canada. She ran aground on her trip, and a crew had to be forwarded from town to get her off.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1913