The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1913

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p.1 Another Vessel Lost - John A. McGean.

Said 202 Lives Lost - Carruthers, Leafield lost.

Lifeboats Were Used By Most of Doomed -

An Awful Casualty in Lachine Canal -

Ghouls Rob Bodies of Wrecked Seamen -

p.2 Well-Known Here - Capt. Bruce Cameron & Capt. William Wright Lost In Storm -

Schooner Was Released - The steamer Saginaw, of the Donnelly Wrecking Company, returned on Thursday afternoon after pulling off the schooner Jamieson, which went ashore at Adolphustown.

p.3 Map of Lake Huron Showing Wrecks -

p.5 Dare-Devil Mariners - who venture on lakes when warned of storms.

Mate J.S. Chapman Safe - str. William P. Snider.

No Trace Yet - of body of man from str. Compton.


The steamer McKinstrey, which went aground above the Murray canal, near Brighton, was pulled off by the steamer Cornwall on Wednesday, the Cornwall returning to Kingston on Wednesday night. The vessel was not damaged.

p.8 Body Not Identified - of Charles J. McSorley.

Map - The Graveyard of Inland Navigation.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1913