The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1906

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Crawford's: schooner W.J. Suffel from Oswego with coal.

The government supply boat Scout was in port this morning.

Richardsons': schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton down yesterday; steamer Picton down today.

The sloop Laura D. arrived in port, light, from Cape Vincent, to load hay for Wolfe Island (sic).

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson, from Oswego, with one barge of lumber; tug Bronson, from Montreal, with three light barges.

Steamer Niagara, from Picton, was in port, this morning, en route down the river. She will convey camp supplies to Cobourg.

The steamer Toronto blew one of the cylinder heads out and was forced to remain in Toronto, thus missing her first of this week's trips.

The Missisquoi, bought by the Rockport Navigation company, from Sorel, has arrived in Brockville. She is ninety-two feet long, and twenty-one feet beam, is equipped with two boilers, and an engine with a 10 x 20 x 16 stroke. Her lower deck is suitable for freight, while above is a large cabin for passengers.

p.4 Court of Revision - at Portsmouth, followed by reg. meeting of council; ..."in regard to the removal of the wrecks in the harbor, an extension of one month was granted in which to complete the work.

p.7 Thousand Island Park, June 11th - The steamer Island Belle commenced running on her route between Clayton and Ogdensburg on Saturday. The steamer Nightingale has also commenced running on the Clayton-Fine View route. The fare to Clayton from Fine View Park, a distance of five and one-half miles, has been raised from twenty-five cents to thirty-five cents, each way on all steamers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1906