The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1906

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The schooner Bertie Kalkins cleared from the asylum for Oswego.

Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton up last night; Belleville down yesterday.

Steamer Rideau Queen made a trip up the Rideau as far as Washburn today.

The steamyacht Nokomis, from Alexandria Bay, was in port with a party last night.

The steamers North King and Kingston made the Thousand Island trip this morning.

The steamer Wolfe Islander is carrying considerable hay to the city, notwithstanding that on the average two sloops a week come to port laden.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Acacia cleared with feldspar for Sodus; propeller Midland Queen cleared for Oswego to load coal for up the lakes.

Robert Anglin, lockmaster at Kingston Mills, denies that there was any accident to a lock at that place last Saturday. The locks, he says, were never in better order.

M.T. Co. elevator: tug Bronson and four light barges from Montreal, clearing again with three grain barges; propellor S.N. Parent, from Duluth, with 79,800 bushels of flax; tug Thomson and four light barges from Montreal; propellor Parent cleared for Chicago; tug Thomson and three grain barges cleared for Montreal; S.S. Fairmount and consort Quebec, from Fort William, with 145,000 bushels of wheat; S.S. Fairmount cleared for Prescott calling on her return with the Melrose and Quebec for Fort William.

p.5 Barges Removed - The Kingston and Montreal Forwarding company's two barges sunk in Portsmouth harbor, and against which the council of the city's stirring and energetic suburb have been threatening trouble at the delay on the part of the company in removal, were to have been taken from the waters today. Portsmouth will now have a splendid haven for all craft.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1906