The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1907

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p.2 A Racing Circle - formed by the yacht clubs (1/2 column)

Put-Puts Ready to Ship - Davis Shipbuilding company has many gasoline launches finished.


The barge Toledo is being caulked at the dry dock.

The R. & O. steamer Picton is expected up today on her first trip.

The schooner Acacia has cleared for Fairhaven, for coal for Crawford's.

The schooner Voges has cleared for Oswego, to load coal for Gananoque.

The yacht Kate is getting a new boiler installed at the Davis dry dock.

The sloop Pilot has arrived from Bath and Stella, with grain for Richardsons'.

The steambarge City of Belleville is having her hull rebuilt at the Davis dry dock.

The tug Mary P. Hall arrived this morning, from Oswego, with two coal-laden barges.

The schooner Clara Youell will arrive from Oswego today, with coal for Crawford's.

Swift's wharf: The steamer Belleville arrived last night from Montreal, on her first trip.

The yacht Wherenow cleared, yesterday, to go into commission between Clayton and Gananoque.

The steambarge D.D. Calvin, Garden Island, goes on the dry dock, on Monday, for an overhauling.

The steamers Panther and Ford River, loaded with corn for Richardsons', are expected to reach here today from Chicago.

The dredge Enterprise cleared this morning, in tow of the tug Schoenck for Duluth. Nearly a month will be consumed by the trip.

M.T. company: The tug Mary P. Hall will clear for Montreal with three grain laden barges; steamers Sharples and Lambert are expected to arrive from Duluth today, with grain.

The government tugs St. Paul and Trudeau with the dredge Northumberland, arrived here this morning, on the way to Montreal. The Northumberland is one of the finest dredges owned by the government, and was much admired by marine men around the harbor today.

The Davis Shipbuilding company has received a contract for a steamyacht to be used on Muskoka Lakes. The Muskoka Man-of-War is at the Davis dry dock for repairs. The steamer is only twenty feet in length, and has a beam of five feet. Her engines are models from those of an ordinary screw steamer. The machinery is being overhauled.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1907