The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Dec 1905

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p.1 Owned At Brockville - Detroit, Dec. 4th - The Canadian steamer Albani, seized here, on Saturday, having been libelled by the engineer and pilot, who claim unpaid wages, is owned in Brockville, and not in Toronto.



The sloop Granger is loading slag at the locomotive works.

The supply boat C.W. Cole has cleared for the Main Ducks.

The steamer Advance from Fort William with 40,000 bushels of wheat, is due at the M.T. company elevator tonight.

The steambarge Navajo and the schooner Metzner cleared yesterday from Richardsons' elevator, with grain for Cardinal.

The M.T. company's tow barge Brighton entered the government dry dock this morning for caulking and general repairs.

Propeller Michigan cleared for Oswego this morning. She left port yesterday, but owing to the snow storm was forced to return.

M.T. company wharf: tugs Bronson and Hall up with nine light barges; tug Bronson cleared this morning for Dickenson's Landing to bring up more.

Last year the steamer Wahcondah, which is now on her way to Kingston, brought a cargo of wheat to the M.T. company's elevator on December 19th.

The steamer Aletha did not make the trip down from Picton on Saturday, but arrived in port Sunday morning. A special trip to Picton was run today.

The largest steamer to arrive at Port Arthur this season for a cargo of grain was under the spouts of the Canadian Northern elevator, Saturday. It was the steamer Powell Stackhouse of Cleveland. She is 524 feet long, with 54 feet beam, and is thirty feet deep.

p.6 Cannot Get Her Off - A Fort William despatch says that the fog whistle at Passage Island, which had been out of commission for several weeks, is again in operation. The Canadian government has commenced the construction of a lighthouse at Welcome Island. Captain McIntyre, of the stranded steamer Monkshaven, states that he does not think the vessel can be floated this season, if at all.

Appointed Manager - J.A. Goodearle has been appointed manager of the Turbinia Steamship company, of Hamilton, and has resigned his position as assistant general manager of the Thousand Island and River St. Lawrence Steamboat companies.... (more detail).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Dec 1905