The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Oct 1906

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p.1 To Make Repairs - Detroit, Oct. 2nd - The Canadian steamer Indian has gone into Hinyon's ? shipyard, at Marine City, for decking and hatches. She expects to get out at the end of the week.



Dredge Nipissing and tug St. Paul clear today for Ottawa.

Folger's: schooner Trade Wind cleared for Sodus to load coal.

Craig's: steamer Dundurn bound for Montreal with general merchandise.

Swift's: steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa; steamer Aletha down and up the bay today; steamer Belleville up.

Richardsons': steamer Britannic from Chicago, with 58,000 bushels of corn; steamer Navajo cleared for Montreal with wheat and corn.

M.T. Co.: steamer Turret Chief from Fort William with 91,000 bushels of wheat; steamers Turret Chief and Turret Court cleared for Port Arthur and Fort William to load grain.

It is announced that the Rutland Transit company will place an order for two new package freight steamers in a short time. These boats will be duplicates of the steamers Rutland and Ogdensburg, which were built for this company by the American Shipbuilding company this season. Together they will cost in the neighborhood of $500,000. When the first two boats were ordered it was said it was the company's intention to purchase eight duplicate steamers. They were to be ordered at the rate of two a year until the entire eight had been purchased.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Oct 1906