The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1907

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The steamer Cuba cleared for Quebec with a load of corn.

The steambarge Navajo cleared for Wellington with grain.

The schooner Clara has arrived from Oswego with coal for Booth's.

The steamer City of New York has arrived at the penitentiary, with coal from Charlotte.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins has arrived at Portsmouth from Oswego, with coal for Short's.

The big R. & O. steamer Toronto is expected from Toronto on Sunday morning to go on the drydock. The steamer Kingston will follow the Toronto at the end of next week. The steamers will have their hulls scraped and painted.

M.T. Co. - The steamer Pueblo has arrived from Chicago, with 51,000 bushels of corn; the steamer J.S. Keefe arrived from Duluth with 76,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with four light barges; the steamer Keefe will clear for the upper lakes, and the tug Thomson will clear for Montreal, with four grain barges.

Capt. Angus Baker, Quebec, will command the new steamer Quebec, of the R. & O. Navigation company. This beautiful new steamer will be 310 feet in length, with a beam of 65 feet. She will be the only steamer on the St. Lawrence to have four decks. On the top deck, which constitutes the fourth deck, will be built a luxurious and commodious lounging room. She will be on her route by July 1st. Whithin the last five years the company has built and renovated in all eight steamers, and it is the intention in the near future to add several other steamers to the already excellent fleet.

p.5 Racing Model Arrived - Owen's design for Kingston's eighteen-foot sailing racer; to be built at Kingston Boat company's yard by W. Holder.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Island Belle will commence running on the Clayton and Ogdensburg route for the season on June 3rd. The steamer will again be in charge of Capt. E.S. Keeler.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1907