The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1906

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Richardsons': schooner Suffel is loading feldspar.

The Virginia touched at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The steamer Toronto was two hours fog delayed this morning.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson and two coal barges from Fairhaven.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is at Anglin's with coal from Oswego.

The schooner Clara Youell expects to clear tonight for Oswego, for coal for Crawford.

The schooner Two Brothers from Gananoque, passed up, this morning, light, for bay ports.

The schooner Acacia arrived last night from Sodus with soft coal for the Locomotive Works.

Frank Patterson, Picton, came down to Kingston, Thursday, to go as second engineer on the Tecumseh.

Swift's wharf: steamer Picton up today; steamer Ames, from Walkerville to Montreal, down yesterday.

J.B. Sheriff has resumed his duties as night watch on the steamer Alexandria after being laid off with a sprained ankle for a couple of weeks.

Employees of the Kingston foundry were taken on a fishing trip early this morning in the steamyacht "S and Y" up the Rideau to Jones Falls.

The magnificent skiff Freda, built by A.C. Knapp, Kingston, will be launched today for "Teddy" Kelso by A.G. Davidson. Her maiden trip will be to Nine Mile Light and Portsmouth.

The steamer Rideau King could only get down the river from Ottawa, as far as Washburn, owing to a break in one of the locks, so the steamer Rideau Queen made a special trip to Washburn, this morning.

The steamer Alexandria passed up last night.

The Donnelly Wrecking company has succeeded in raising the steamer Sovereign, burned to the water's edge and sunk in Lachine canal last fall.

p.8 Wolfe Island, June 11th - The new timetable for the steamer Wolfe Islander for summer season goes into effect today. Under the management of E. Briceland she is a paying concern this year.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1906