The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1906

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The steamer North King made her Charlotte-Thousand Island trip yesterday.

The schooner Marshall has left the penitentiary dock for Cobourg with stone.

The schooner Robert McDonald from Wolfe Island is unloading hay at the G.T.R. wharf.

The steamyacht Dack arrived in port, last night, from Belleville, to have her boilers tested.

Crawford's: schooner Bertie Calkins, from Oswego with coal; schooner St. Louis, from Erie, with 700 tons of slack.

The steamer Toronto made her initial trip of the season yesterday. The steamer Kingston will start on her run, Wednesday.

The steamer Brockville, which is in Davis' dry dock, is receiving an extensive overhauling. She will be in dock another week.

Swift's wharf: steamer City of Montreal passed down yesterday; steamer Belleville down yesterday; steamer Rideau King left for Ottawa this morning.

M.T. Co. wharf: tug M.P. Hall with three light barges from Montreal; tug Trudo (sic - Trudeau ?) from Trenton returned to that place with a dredge on Saturday evening.

p.8 Lost By Fire - Waddington, N.Y., June 4th - The passenger steamer Mary, which has run between this place and Ogdensburg for several years, burned to the water's edge at her dock early Sunday morning. The fire had made such headway when discovered that the fire department could not check it. She was late getting in last night and part of the freight was left aboard, which was also burned. She was owned and run by Captain John W. Hatch, of this place. Loss, $8,000; insured for $5,000.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1906