The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1905

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p.1 Deseronto Man Fell Off - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., June 2nd - Charles Bartlett, watchman on the steamer W.D. Reese, fell overboard, while washing the decks, off Devil's Island, Lake Superior. His home was in Deseronto.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Charlotte.


The steamer Alexandria is due down at Craig's tonight.

The schooner Voges cleared from Booth's wharf for Oswego.

The government tug Shanly from up the Rideau, coaled at Craig's this morning.

Richardsons' wharf: schooner Highland Beauty from Wellington; schooner Metzner cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

At Swift's wharf: steamers Picton up last night; Kingston down and up today on first trip; Belleville down tonight.

The steamer Fairmount has left Allouez, Minn., with iron ore for Sidney, N.S. She will then go to Pilley's Island off the coast of Newfoundland for pyrites to bring back to Washburn, Wis.


Marine Notes.

The M.T. company barge Iowa is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

Fred. Hartrick, Portsmouth, has purchased a new gasoline launch which is capable of making fast time.

The steamer Pierrepont has gone up to the government dry dock wharf, to undergo her annual "house cleaning."

The steamer Dorothy, which was towed here yesterday from Farran's Point to have her machinery repaired, will likely leave tonight for the west. She has a cargo of dynamite, but hardly enough to wake up the town of Belleville.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The Wolfe Island council is to meet on Monday to consider the ferry steamer Wolfe Islander captain episode.

John Davis, of the Davis Dry Dock company, was in Picton yesterday, adjusting the new machinery of the steamer Varuna.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1905