The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1906

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The schooner Pilot has arrived from Howe Island with pressed hay.

Craig's: propeller Persia up last night; steamer Waterlily up today.

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

The steamer Burmah has arrived at Richardsons' from Fort William with wheat.

The steamer Simla from Fort William, is unloading 50,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons'.

The S.S. Rosemount and barge Quebec have arrived from Fort William with 250,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. company.

The tug Bronson will clear for Montreal today with three barges and the tug Glide will clear for Montreal with two barges.

The S.S. Fairmount and barge Melrose of the M.T. company have arrived from Fort William, with 200,000 bushels of wheat.

Swift's: schooner Clara from Sodus with coal; steamer Picton down yesterday; steamer Haddington cleared for Fort William with hay for Foley Bros.; steamer Dundurn from Montreal passed yesterday; steamer Rideau King cleared this morning for Ottawa.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins, loaded with posts and lumber, ran into the lighthouse at Charlotte, on Wednesday last, and as a result, will have to undergo repairs. Capt. Shaw received some severe cuts about the head as a result of the mishap, but the other members of the crew are reported to have escaped injury.

p.3 Steel Barge Sunk - Toledo, Oct. 15th - The steel barge Crete, while entering the harbor last night, in tow of the tug Colton, struck a pier of the terminal bridge and sank in twenty three feet of water.

Made A Record - Detroit, Oct. 15th - A Duluth despatch says the steamer Laughlin has loaded 378,000 bushels of wheat breaking the record of her sister ship, the Jones, last Tuesday, of 370,253 bushels. The Laughlin's cargo is undoubtedly the largest wheat cargo ever carried. The Northern Elevator company made a record in loading the Laughlin's cargo, having been put in at the rate of 1,300 bushels per minute.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1906