The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1907

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The schooner Acacia has arrived at Crawford's, from Oswego, with coal.

The schooner Clara is at Richardson's being loaded with feldspar for Charlotte.

The schooner Kitchen is being unloaded today of her cargo of coal at the K. & P. wharf.

The C.P.R. at Brockville has arranged to receive 40,000 tons of coal this season. It will be carried by vessels.

Capt. McCaffrey has resigned his position as captain of the schooner Kitchen, and will leave for his home in Alpena.

George Plunkett, Cobourg, owner of the schooner Charley Marshall and steamer City of New York, is in the city on business.

Swift's: steamer Belleville down tonight; steamer Picton down yesterday; steamer Dundurn down yesterday; steamer Aletha for Belleville this afternoon; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning.

The steamer Cataract, on her way from Quebec to Cleveland, with a cargo of pulpwood, met with an accident on Wednesday. When at Farran's Point the vessel struck the pier, and a big hole was made in her stern. Some minor repairs were made, and the vessel will go into the government dry dock upon its arrival in Kingston today.

M.T. Co.: The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with five light barges, and cleared for Montreal with four barges, loaded with grain; the steamer Pueblo arrived from Chicago with 56,000 bushels of corn, and cleared for Prescott with the full cargo; the steamers Omaha, from Chicago with corn, and Turret Crown, from Fort William with wheat, are expected to arrive here today.

Captain J.H. Logan has purchased the steamer H.P. Bigelow, Alexandria Bay, for the Ogdensburg-Waddington route. The Bigelow is sixty-seven feet long by fourteen feet wide, can accommodate 100 passengers and run nine miles an hour. She has two cabins and an upper deck. Captain Logan will remove her forward cabin and other unnecessary equipment, so as to permit the carrying of freight.

Picton, May 29th - The schooner William Jamieson arrived in port this morning from Oswego, with coal for Lake. The schooner Two Brothers arrived today from Deseronto with coal for Hepburn. The steamer Reindeer will after Monday be on the Deseronto-Picton route. Capt. Collier's announcement brings great satisfaction. The lack of a boat connection on the old Deseronto route has been keenly felt so far this season.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1907