The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1906

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - This morning the steamer Wolfe Islander brought two loads of cattle to the city from Wolfe Island, for W.H. Reid.


The schooner St. Louis is at Crawford's from Fort Erie.

The schooner Tradewind cleared for Belleville to load coal for Oswego.

The steamer Stranger arrived at Craig's this morning from Smith's Falls.

The steamer Cuba touched at Craig's this morning on her way to Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Picton, down; Aletha from bay ports; Toronto down.

The steamer Argyle is at the pier at Portsmouth, having concluded her season's trips.

M.T. Co.: the tug Mary P. Hall from Montreal with one grain barge for Richardsons' and two light barges; tug Hall cleared for Montreal with one grain barge and one coal barge; the tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte, light.

Richardsons' wharf: The schooner Acacia is loading feldspar for Sodus; the schooner Laura D. is in with grain from Napanee; the schooner Pilot with grain from Perth; the barge Diamond with 7,000 bushels of wheat from Montreal.

p.5 The Heather Won - yacht Heather of Gananoque first, followed by Chiriya and Tezpi in race for Kingston Yacht Club cup.

p.6 The government boat Scout is at the dry dock loading material for the lighthouse and signal station being erected at Presque Isle.

No Discrimination - In Regard to Sunday Landing of Boats - minister of customs will look into complaint of steamer Iroquois.

Will Not Grant Petition -The marine department at Ottawa has decided not to accede to the petition of the Kingston city council asking that an inspector be appointed to look after the loading of freight cargoes, in view of the loss of vessels and lives that had occurred through alleged overloading. The city council's petition pointed out that it was both in the interests of the sailors and the vessel owners that there should be such an inspector. It is understood that the Dominion Marine Association raised opposition to the appointment.

The Body Washed Up - Joseph Savage of Lachine, first mate of barge Valencia, disappeared a few days ago, found in M.T. Co. slip.

Trying To Release Her - Capt. Lesslie has borrowed the Davie wrecking plant to try to float the wrecked liner Bavarian.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1906