The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Nov 1913

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p.1 More Vessels Lost by the Great Gale - partial wreck list.

Wreck Victims Continue To Grow in Number Each Day -

Captains of Vessels Ignored Storm Signals -

The Mystery Ship Puzzles Marine Men -

p.2 Captains Are Forced - To Leave Port In Storms by Greedy Companies -



Ford River, Merrill.

p.7 Life Belt of Regina - found on body of engineer of Price.

Wise Sailors - Capt. Peacock and son and sch. Arthur safe at McDonald's Cove during storm.

p.8 One of Lost Sailors - Worked on O. Gravelle's Farm Near Portsmouth - 2 steamers involved in storm were salvaged by Donnelly, the H.B. Smith and William Nottingham were ashore at Buffalo in 1907.

p.9 photo of Wexford that was lost.

p.12 Castanet To Be Sold - mentions J. Frank LaRue of Philadelphia holding mortgage on it; Capt. Visger claims wages against steamer.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Nov 1913