The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1907

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

The schooner Bertha Kalkins has arrived at the asylum, from Oswego, with coal.

The steamer Tecumseh has arrived at Garden Island, from Toledo, with a cargo of timber.

The steambarge John Milne, of Smith's Falls, was in the harbor yesterday, on the way to Fairhaven, to load coal.

The steamer Simla, from Fort William, has been relieved of her cargo of wheat, at Richardson's, and will clear tonight.

The tug Nellie Reid cleared from Richardson's today for Montreal, with the barges Maggie, Klondyke and Onondaga, loaded with oats and wheat.

The steamer Dominion loaded with coal from Oswego, and on her way to Belleville, laid over in Kingston Sunday. Captain Montgomery spent the day with friends here.

Swift's: The steamer North King made her first trip of the season, down, on Sunday afternoon; the steamer Belleville, up Sunday; steamer Dundurn up today; steamer Rideau King will arrive from Ottawa today; the schooner Clara cleared for Sodus for coal.

The steamer Alexandria may not be down on her regular trip tonight as she is undergoing repairs, as the result of the collision she had at Montreal, with the steamer Filgate, a few nights ago. There are about three hundred boxes of cheese, besides other freight, waiting at Folger's storehouse, to be taken to Montreal. If the Alexandria does not arrive tonight, she will be down Tuesday night.

M.T. company: The steamer A.D. Davis, from Duluth, has arrived with 81,000 bushels of oats and flax; the steamer Iroquois, from Fort William, has arrived with 98,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer J.S. Keefe arrived from Duluth, with 76,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Mary arrived from Montreal with two light barges, and cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; the tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte with two coal barges; the steamer Iroquois will clear for Fort William, and the steamer Davidson, will clear for Duluth.

p.3 Picton, May 27th - The steamer Varuna has commenced her daily run between Trenton and Picton. Her owner, Capt. Alfred Hicks, is still in St. Mary's, Ohio, undergoing treatment for cancer. The steambarge Waterlily cleared, Saturday, with freight for Charlotte, N.Y.

p.4 Gananoque, May 27th - The coal schooner Theodore Voges cleared for Oswego Saturday evening.

p.5 News of the World - The wooden steamer B.F. Bielman and the barge McLachland, bound from Escanaba to Lake Erie loaded with ore, grounded in a dense fog at Port Austin, Mich., at 2 a.m. The crew were taken off.

Steamer In A Collision - Through a collision with a barge the Ricelieu & Ontario steamer Picton has been put out of commission for a short time. The collision occurred in Cornwall canal. The barge got in the road, and before the steamer could be cleared the smaller vessel struck her on the side. The wheel of the Picton was damaged to some extent, and as a result had to be put back into port at Montreal. There the necessary repairs will be made within a day or two probably.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1907