The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 May 1905

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p.2 A couple of the Donnelly Wrecking company's divers are in Belleville, examining the intake pipe at the waterworks' pump house.


Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind from Oswego with coal.

The M.T. company barge Regina, brought coal from Oswego, for Swift & Co.

At Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton up last night; Belleville down this afternoon.

At Craig's wharf: steamers Lake Michigan down last night; Cuba down tomorrow morning.

The steamer Idler, of Alexandria Bay, which has been here for repairs during the past three weeks, will likely leave for down the river tomorrow.

The freight steamer J.H. Plummer, from the upper lakes, stopped at the dry dock wharf this morning, to take on a pilot and then proceeded down the river.

The steamer Varuna, of Trenton, which had a new engine placed in her by the Davis Dry Dock company, of Kingston, is now running at the rate of 16 m.p.h. She will be one of the fastest steam boats on the bay and river this year.

M.T. company wharf: steamer Turret Crown cleared for Fort William; tug Emerson, from Charlotte, with one coal-laden barge and cleared back with two light barges; tug Thomson up with three light barges and cleared down with four laden barges.

p.8 A number of local steamboat men left, last night, on the steamer Hamilton for Toronto to assume their duties on the steamers Kingston and Toronto, which commence their regular trips this week.

Capt. Thomas Donnelly, Kingston, inspected and adjusted the compasses of the steamers Kingston and Toronto yesterday.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 May 1905