The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1905

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Sept. 2, 1905

p.2 letter to editor about skiff crossing in front of America, signed by Capt. James F. Allen; "...I never saw a more foolish act...".


The tug Edward and barge Columbia, from Bedford Mills, with wood, are at Booth's Wharf.

Craig's wharf: yacht Castanet from Alexandria Bay; yacht Where Now from Thousand Island Park.

Swift's wharf: steamer Kingston down and up; steamer Aletha down and up; propeller Navajo down; steamer Belleville up; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Westmount and consorts cleared for Fort William; tug Emerson up with a pulp laden barge for Oswego, and cleared down with three light barges.

p.5 Discharged Large Coal Cargo - Fort William, Ont., Sept. 2nd - The United States steamer Paine has discharged her cargo of 9,366 tons of coal, being the largest load ever brought to Fort William, or, in fact, to any Canadian port on the lakes.

Thousand Island Notes - The United States revenue cutter Dallas is anchored at Howard's dock, Ogdensburg, waiting orders to proceed west. She is a well equipped cutter, with a crew of thirty-three in all. She has two sub-target guns on her steam deck to stop poachers on the United States border.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1905