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

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The tug Hall cleared for Cape Vincent to take a light barge down.

The steamer Advance, Montreal to Fort William, called at the M.T. company wharf.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared from Richardsons' wharf for Charlotte with feldspar.

The steamer Where Now has finished her summer's running between the Thousand Island Park and Kingston.

Craig's wharf: yacht Castanet from Alexandria Bay; yacht Wherenow, from Thousand Island Park; propeller Persia down yesterday.

Swift's wharf: steamers Belleville down yesterday; Picton up tonight; Rideau Queen for Ottawa this morning; Kingston down and up; Aletha down and up.

The Other Side of the Story - letter to editor about skiff cutting in front of America - claims the America was not on its usual course, when it came down Deadman's Bay and cut through the gap at Cedar Island.

Picton, Aug. 30th - The schooner Annie Minnes is unloading soft coal for Hepburn.



London, Aug. 31st - For service on the Canadian lakes there has just been launched a Dundee screw steamer named Glenellah. She has a length of 257 feet, breadth of 43 feet 3 inches, and a depth of 26 feet 6 inches, and a gross tonnage of 2,300 tons. Her engines are tripple expanders fitted with cylinders with stroke of 36 inches, with large steam boilers supplying steam at 180 pounds working pressure. Glenellah was built to order for the Union Steamship company, Hamilton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1905