The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1905

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The steamer Wahcondah will likely reach here on Monday.

The steambarge Navajo is loading lumber for Ogdensburg.

The steamer Ringleader cleared for Cape Vincent last night.

The sloop Fleetwing arrived from Amherst Island at Craig's this morning.

M.T. company's wharf: tug Emerson from Oswego with two coal-laden barges.

Richardsons' wharf: steambarge Navajo and schooner Metzner, from Cardinal, light.

The steambarge Hamilton, coal laden from Charlotte, arrived at Swift's this morning.

The tug Kate brought up the remainder of the K. & M. F. company's barges from Coteau Landing this morning.

The damaged wheat of the barge Melrose is being unloaded at the old malt house. Pumps have to be kept going on the Melrose.

The steamer Aletha will be hauled out today on the Kingston Foundry marine railway. Steel keelsons are to be put in under her boiler.

The steamer Caspian will enter the government dry dock shortly, and remain there for the winter. Some steel work will be done on her hull.

The steamyacht Vernon, Jr., from Chicago, lay in port last night. She is on her way to Brockville to be delivered to her purchaser, Mr. Comstock.

The Davis Dry Dock company has received contracts to build a steam yacht seventy feet long, and a gasoline yacht twenty feet long for Pittsburg, Pa., gentlemen.

The steamer Aletha is to make two more trips before going into winter quarters. She will run to Amherst Island on the 13th and 20th. The repairs now being made will take a week.

The steamer Valeria has been sold by Capt. Joseph Dix, of this city, to Luke Mallen, of Morrisburg. The price paid is about $2,200. The Valeria will run on the ferry route between Morrisburg and Waddington, N.Y. For some years Capt. Dix has had her on the Clayton-Gananoque route.

p.8 Wreckage of Annandale - Wreckage of the schooner Annandale has drifted down to the Sow and Pig shoal, at the head of Wolfe Island. It is evidently coming to Portsmouth, to winter near the home of its owner.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1905