The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1907

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p.1 Watchman Swept Overboard - Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., May 29th - Bert Koble swept overboard from steamer M.A. Hanna, of the Mitchell line, in a north-west gale.



The sloop Pilot cleared for Wolfe Island today, to load hay for Peters.

The schooner Clara cleared for Sodus, today, to load coal for Crawford's.

Swift's: steamer Hamilton up; steamer Belleville down; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa.

The sloop Maggie L. has cleared for Gananoque with wheat, from Richardsons', and flour from the Hedley-Shaw Milling company.

The crew of the schooner Kitchen, which arrived early Monday from Charlotte with coal, reports a very rough voyage, but the schooner stood the storm bravely.

Engineer Churchill, of Oswego, is in Ogdensburg, superintending making a survey and preparing specifications for cleaning out the Ogdensburg harbor. The dredging is to be rushed and it is expected that about $50,000 at least will be expended this summer.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Howe has arrived from Chicago with 80,000 bushels of corn; the steamer Turret Cape, from Fort William, with 70,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte with two coal barges; the tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with five barges.

Comes By Water - yacht Adele, of English make, to be Canada cup challenger; sails made by G.S. Oldrieve; mention of other yachts he has equipped.

p.6 Gananoque, May 28th - The coal schooner Theodore Voges made a record trip from here to Oswego and return with her cargo. Leaving here Friday evening, with a fair wind, she went to Oswego and was loaded on Saturday, arriving here again Sunday evening.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1907