The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1913

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p.1 Wreck Commissioner Begins His Enquiry - Into Stranding of Steamer Turret Chief.

Fleet Laid Up - Owing To Severe Storms On Lakes - fleet of Ogdensburg Coal & Towing Co.

Sailors Have Good Fortune - str. Barnum salvaged steamer Major on Lake Superior.

A Great Cargo Arrived - on str. Laughlin.



str. Belleville released by str. Donnelly.

-On Friday morning no report had been received that Hecla, of the Hall Coal Company, of Ogdensburg, N.Y., had been released from her grounding in the St. Lawrence, about two miles below Alexandria Bay. She was hard on. The steamer Cornwall and tug Frontenac, of the Calvin Co., and the tug Bartlett, of the Montreal Transportation Co., tried, in vain, to pull her off on Thursday.

- Julia B. Merrill.

-The two scows built at the shipyard this summer will be delivered to the gov't here.

-The steamer Navajo, with Capt. John Gould in command, left on Friday morning, for the scene of the wreck of the barge Ceylon, a few miles off Long Point, to see what can be done in the way of raising the vessel.

p.9 photo of Goderich harbor - should have been haven.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1913