The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1907

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The barge Toledo is still on the dry dock.

The schooner Clara has cleared for Oswego to load coal for Booth's.

The steamer North King is being fitted out at the K. & P. wharf. She goes into commission on June 1st.

The steamer Turbinia is expected at the dry dock next week.

The steambarge Kenirving, with coal for Smith's Falls, was the first vessel to pass down the Rideau canal this season.

The steamer D.D. Calvin, at present unloading lumber at Garden Island, goes on the drydock Monday.

The steambarge Navajo has arrived at Whitby with a cargo of coal from Fairhaven.

M.T. Co.: steamer Spalding has arrived from Duluth with 63,000 bushels of flax; steamer John Sharples arrived from Duluth with 77,000 bushels of wheat; steamer John Lambert arrived from Duluth with 76,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson arrived from Erie with coal barge Selkirk; steamer Spalding cleared for Chicago.

p.5 Pith of the News - Capt. Dunn of the steamer Vigilant exonerated by the government, from charges laid is demanding a public retraction. He has threatened to bring suit against his first mate, Inkster, unless he withdraws the accusations that led to the investigation.

The Harbor Dirty - water contains much refuse.

Late Marine News - The schooner Bertha Kalkins has arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The schooner Clara Youell has arrived with a cargo of coal for Crawford's.

The sloop Granger is at Richardsons' with a cargo of grain from Wolfe Island.

p.8 Went To Clayton - Messrs. Chestnut and Molther, of Oswego, N.Y., who spent this morning inspecting vessels in the harbor here, left, this afternoon, for Clayton, N.Y., where they will inspect the steamer Islander.

Inspecting Vessels - Messrs. R. Chestnut and J.R. Molther, of Oswego, N.Y., inspectors, are here today, making an inspection of all the vessels that are in shape for the season's work. The inspectors were out on their job early this morning, and the first boat to be inspected was the New Island Wanderer, lying at Folger's wharf.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1907