The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1905

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The M.T. barge Acadia is unloading from Oswego at Swift's.

The barge Hector was launched today at the M.T. company ways.

The steamer New Island Wanderer made a special trip to Clayton yesterday.

The steamer Donnelly was successful on Saturday in releasing the steambarge Aberdeen, which went ashore during a fog, near the Brothers. She towed her to Picton to be placed on the marine railway there. The Aberdeen sustained a broken shoe and rudder post.

The schooner Clara Youell arrived, yesterday, from Oswego, with coal for Swift's.

At Craig's wharf: steamers Melbourne down and Persia up, yesterday; Alexandria down tonight.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared today from Richardson's wharf for Sodus with feldspar.

Steamboat arrivals at Swift's: steamers Picton, up yesterday; Hamilton down, and Rideau King up to Ottawa this morning.

M.T. company wharf: tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte with two light barges; tug Bronson cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

The steamer Varuna is out of Davis' drydock after having her new machinery installed. She will be here another week having it adjusted.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge John Randall clears this evening for Oswego.

It has been reported that a scow has been discovered floating near Nine Mile Point. It is thought that it may be one of the dredge tow of the government tug Mary which left here last week.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1905