The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1907

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p.2 Met With Accident - while unloading coal off steambarge City of New York, a young man fell in hold, will be laid up for a few weeks.


The schooner Ford River is at Richardsons' loading feldspar for Charlotte.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's Monday night, on her trip down.

The steambarge City of New York cleared from Richardsons' with a cargo of oats for Montreal.

Swift's: steamers Kingston down and up; Hamilton up tonight; Rapids King up this afternoon.

The schooner Clara Youell, which left Kingston a few days ago, to load coal for a Kingston firm, is laid up for the summer at Oswego. The schooner was bound for Charlotte, but the captain, John Oliver, turned into Oswego and paid the crew off.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Sharples has arrived from Chicago, with 81,000 bushels of corn; the steamer Turret Chief arrived from Fort William with 71,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Emerson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared for Montreal with four grain barges; the steamer Wissahickon cleared for Belleville, and the steamer Sharples cleared for Clevleand.

They Whistle Too Loud.

Market Clerk McCammon informed the Whig, today, that a complaint had been lodged against the excessive whistling of some of the boats near the bridge, which have been engaged carrying coal from Oswego to Ottawa, and stated that notice would be given to the boats that they must not violate the city bylaws in this way. The names of the boats in question are now being secured. The citizens who make the complaint to not object to the usual whistling that is necessary, but they claim that certain boats have carried the thing so far that it has become a great nuisance.

p.8 A Beautiful Craft - R. & O. Navigation company's new steamer Rapids King carries Japanese Prince Fushimi through Thousand Islands to Kingston.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1907