The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1897

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p.1 Capt. Trowell, of the prop. Ocean, wired the Calvin Company yesterday, from Morrisburg, saying the propeller Ocean was aground near head of rapid du plat. They despatched Capt. Doyle with the tug Reginald to her assistance, and succeeded in relieving her from her perilous position.

Break In a Canal - at Melochville, in the Beauharnois section. The propellor Ocean has broken the gates there.

p.2 To Corner Lake Fish - scheme by A. Booth Packing Co. at Chicago.

p.4 No More Dredging - Capt. Paul, who has conducted the dredging of the shoal in the harbor for years, has received an order from Ottawa to discontinue the work and store the dredging appliances in a shed at the Government dry-dock. There will be no dredging done on the shoal this season, and, consequently, several men will be thrown out of employment. The Government is adopting a poor form of economy in neglecting necessary work.

'Twill Be Reconsidered - the elevator scheme referred back to Committee. (2 1/2 columns)

Welland Canal Report -

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1897