The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1906

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p.2 How To Fix It - the King street breakwater should have scow loads of stone dumped in right against the planking.

Marine Paragraphs.

Calvin's steamer India is expected to arrive at Richardsons' today with grain from Fort William.

Craig's: propellor Persia down this morning; steamer Stranger down today from Smith's Falls.

Capt. W.C. Hudson completed his season today as mate of the steamer Island Wanderer. His place will be taken up by Manville Evans.

Orders have been issued to lockmasters along the Rideau canal, between Kingston and Ottawa, that the locks are to be kept open every Sunday until the close of navigation.

Swift's: steamers Advance clears, today, with a consignment of hay for Foley Bros., Port Arthur; Aletha down and up the bay today; schooner Laura D. from Wolfe Island, unloading hay.

The schooner William Jamieson, Capt. James Savage, made a remarkably quick run, on Saturday last, from Oswego to Picton, in 7 hours. The Jamieson had on a cargo of coal. After discharging her coal she will go into winter quarters.

M.T. Co.: steamer Robert Wallace, from Fort William, with 90,000 bushels of wheat; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges; steamer Turret Court is expected from Fort William today with 90,000 bushels of wheat.

Word was received at Richardsons' today that the steambarge Navajo, on her way here from Montreal, loaded with way freight, was ashore about seven miles from Kingston. She will be given assistance. The Navajo was not expected here until Thursday or Friday. She left Montreal on Monday morning, and had freight to distribute on the way.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Islander is to be hauled out on the marine railway at Portsmouth for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Oct 1906