The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1907

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The interior of the steamer America is at present undergoing alterations, and the vessel will be put in fine shape for the excursion traffic.

The tug Emerson cleared for Oswego and Port Dalhousie, with two barges for Oswego and one for Erie.

The R. & O. steamers Hamilton, Belleville and Picton are being fitted out and will go into commission May 1st.

The steamer New York is out of the dry dock and is being fitted out at the drydock slip.

The steambarge Business left the drydock yesterday, after receiving an overhauling and her wheel rekeyed.

The steambarge St. Joseph is on the drydock to be caulked.

At river points the launches and pleasure yachts of the islanders are being fitted out.

Incidents of the Day - James J. King and crew left last night for Sorel, Que., to fit out the R. & O. steamers Hamilton and Picton.

p.7 Marine Notes - The schooner Acacia has arrived with coal from Oswego for Crawford.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived from Oswego with coal for Anglin.

The government boat Scout went down the river today.

The steamer Business is lying in the government dry-dock, awaiting orders. The vessel was given a coat of paint today.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1907