The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Sep 1906

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p.1 Vessels Held Up - Port Colborne, Sept. 26th - The blockade which occurred here yesterday, by the grounding of the steamers Westmount and Rosedale in the entrance to the harbor, was raised, at midnight, the water reacting and floating the steamers off the shoal. The steamers that were delayed proceeded on their way.

p.2 Should Be Looked Into - gasoline yacht from Gananoque tied up at Wolfe Island ferry dock and clerk from James Swift's charged 25 cents; city doesn't provide suitable wharfage for visiting craft.

Marine Notes.

The schooner Kenirving for Sodus is windbound at Charlotte.

Craig's wharf: steamers Persia down; Stranger cleared for Ottawa.

The steamer Belleville is expected down tonight. She is fourteen hours late.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa; schooner Clara Youell from Oswego; steamer Scotman from Ottawa.

M.T. Co.: the tug Bronson and three barges from Montreal; the tug Glide with two barges from Montreal; the steamer Westmount and consorts are reported from the Welland canal, and will arrive tomorrow night; the tug Thomson and two barges from Montreal; the tug Mary P. Hall cleared this afternoon for Montreal with two barges; the steamer Fairmount and consorts cleared for Fort William.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Argyle is in quarters at Portsmouth. The steamer New York has also been transferred to Hatter's Bay.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Sep 1906