The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1906

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p.1 Surveyors Along the Welland Canal - St. Catharines, July 17th - is the Dominion government going to build another canal?

p.2 The People Fooled - excursion to Ogdensburg advertised for July 17th with steamers to leave at 7:30 and 8:00 a.m.; only Aletha showed up and couldn't carry everyone.

Marine News.

Steamer Hamilton is due up tonight.

Steamer Iroquois due east-bound today.

The steamer Kingston made the trip down the river this morning.

The steambarge Waterlily passed down, Picton to Montreal, last night with freight.

The steamer Alexandria had one hundred and ten Quebec passengers on her trip down last night.

The Grantham has left Davis' dry-dock after her repairs to hull and is again at the waterworks wharf.

M.T. company wharf: tug Bronson with three light barges from Montreal; steamer Rosemount cleared for Fort William; tug Mary P. Hall with three grain barges cleared for Montreal.

A Six Day Excursion - third annual six-day excursion to Montreal and Ottawa per steamer Aletha.

p.3 Burning of a Vessel - 50 years ago the propellor Tinto caught fire off Nine Mile Point, and drifted to Cedar Island; 13 lives lost.

The Club Ramble - a three hour excursion through the Thousand Islands on steel yacht Ramona; has lightest draft of any yacht used for public tours of the islands.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1906