The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1907

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The steamer New York cleared for Sandusky, Ohio, yesterday.

A large timber barge leaves Garden Island today for Quebec.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins has arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The steamer Alexandria will arrive at Folger's, on her way to Montreal tonight.

The steamer Midland Queen cleared from Richardsons' for Fort William. She will take on coal at Oswego.

The steamer Bermuda, en route to Montreal, ran into the harbor this morning, to drop a barge for the M.T. company.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn down yesterday; steamer City of Ottawa from Montreal; steamer Belleville from Hamilton; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; steamer Edmonton cleared on Saturday, with hay, for Fort William.

The steamer Algonquin, which went aground near Middle Ground, was released on Saturday night, at six o'clock, and proceeded on her way to Prescott. The barge Ceylon, taken to the scene by the steamer Calvin, was used to lighter the vessel's cargo.

M.T. Co.: The schooner (sic) Paisley has arrived, from Duluth, with 68,000 bushels of wheat of wheat; the schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte, with coal; the tug Bronson arrived, from Montreal, with three light barges, and cleared for Montreal, with three grain-laden barges; the tug Emerson arrived, from Montreal, with barge Dunmore, and cleared for Charlotte, for coal.

p.5 News of the World - Capt. Frank Hackett, of the Canadian tug Home Rule, is in navigation past the Lime Kiln Crossing. He has full authority to regulate navigation in the channels. Up bound vessels will take the easterly channel and down bound westerly.


Marine Notes.

The steamer Cardinal and barge cleared from the government dry dock today for Cardinal.

The steamer Missisquoi will go to Rockport on Wednesday, after having received a complete overhauling at the Kingston foundry.

The steambarge Wavecrest cleared today for Collins Bay after receiving repairs here.

The steamer North King left the K. & P. railway wharf this afternoon for the drydock, where she will undergo some necessary repairs.

The steamer America had her trial outing, yesterday, and will be in readiness for the Clayton-Kingston run on May 23rd and 24th.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1907