The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1906

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p.1 Woman Gets Pilot's License - Chicago, July 23rd - Mrs. Ogden McClurg, of this city, a daughter-in-law of the late Gen. A. McClurg, has been given her final papers, bestowing the rank of pilot and master of the chain of great lakes. Mrs. McClurg is the first woman to receive this distinction on the great lakes. She is now the captain of the Seafox, the McClurg's steamyacht, a boat of seventy-four tons.

p.2 Killed On Vessel - John M. Milne, mate on steamer Navajo, killed when mast broke off two feet above deck while lifting four ton smokestack at Prescott.



Craig's: steamer Persia up Saturday night.

The schooner Macdonald is at Folger's with coal from Sodus.

The schooner Bertie Kalkins, from Oswego with coal, is at Sowards'.

The schooner Suffel is loading feldspar at Richardsons' for Charlotte.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes is at the asylum with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Winnie Wing, from Oswego, is at the Grove Inn, with coal for Rathbun.

The schooner E.B. Maxwell is at the locomotive works wharf with coal from Erie.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa; steamer Aletha from Bay ports.

Crawford's: schooner Lizzie Metzner from Sodus with coal; schooner St. Louis from Erie with coal.

M.T. Co.: tug Hall with three light barges from Montreal, returning with one barge, grain-laden; tug Emerson from Montreal with three light barges, and clearing for Oswego with three barges.

The cruising schooner Maple Leaf, with about thirty-five members of the Hamilton Y.M.C.A. on board, reached the dry dock slip, Saturday afternoon, on the way home, after a cruise among the Thousand Islands.

p.4 Canal Open Again - Port Dalhousie, July 23rd - Repairs having been completed, locking through the new canal was resumed at three o'clock this morning, with a large fleet of boats going up and down.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1906