The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1907

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The schooner Bertie Kalkins is at the asylum, from Oswego, with coal.

The schooner J.B. Kitchen cleared from Richardson's for Charlotte with feldspar.

The schooner Charlie Marshall cleared for Oswego, after unloading coal at the penitentiary.

The steamer Neepawah, having received a new plate to replace the old one stove in through running aground will leave the government dry dock today. Her cargo has been removed, and forwarded to Montreal by packet freight.

Commander Spain, R.N., has opened an inquiry at the government offices, Montreal, into the collision between the R. & O. steamer Prescott and the barge Havana, owned by the Erie Coal company.

M.T. company: The steamer Turret Crown, from Fort William, last night, with 70,000 bushels of wheat cleared again this morning, light. The steamer Stormount, the last of the new steamers built for the company in the old country is expected up tonight.

Swift's: The steamer Kingston, down and up; the steamer Caspian from Charlotte; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; steamer Hamilton up last night; steamer Belleville down tonight; steamer Dundurn east this morning; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa this evening.

The Donnelly Wrecking company, of Kingston, have about released the steamer Halbert, beached at Buffalo. They released the other steamer, ashore at the same place several weeks ago, and now John Donnelly who has been superintending the work is about ready to float the second boat. The Buffalo Courier gives Mr. Donnelly great credit for the splendid work he has done, in getting the steamers afloat without any injury to them, and notwithstanding the immense difficulties that confronted him.

The Yacht Circuit - Oswego has joined.

p.3 Collins Bay, July 9th - The schooner Clara, of Oswego, arrived on Wednesday with coal.

p.5 Day's Episodes - The steamer Caspian did not continue her run down the river today, but remained here to have some of the buckets on her paddle wheel repaired. They were broken at Glenora in making the dock.

Had To Be Towed - The steamer America, whose machinery got out of order last evening, when en route from Cape Vincent, carried a picnic down the river this afternoon. She had to be towed by the steamer Wolfe Islander, as repairs had not been completed. Her capacity was needed by the picnic party, which was too large for the island ferry boat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1907