The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1907

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The schooner D. Freeman has arrived with coal for Patrick Walsh.

The schooner Charles Marshall, from Oswego, with coal for the locomotive works.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon has cleared for Charlotte, to load coal for Kingston.

The steamer Missisquoi made its regular trip up from river points today.

The tug Frontenac is loading timber for Garden Island, at the K. & P. railway wharf.

The schooner Dundee is still at the penitentiary, but has not yet taken on its cargo of stone for Toronto.

The schooner Acacia, undergoing repairs at Garden Island, will clear tonight for Fairhaven, to load coal for Crawford's.

The steamer America went to Picton last night, to run an excursion from there today, to Watertown, for the Citizen's Band.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up; steamer North King down and up; steamer Picton down last night; steamer Dundurn west yesterday; steamer Castanet from river points yesterday; steamer Rideau Queen for Ottawa today.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Ionia arrived from Chicago with 42,900 bushels of corn; the tug Thomson up with light barge, and one loaded with pulpwood; the tug Emerson arrived up with two barges, one loaded with pulpwood; the steamer Westmount and consort Ungava arrived from Fort William with wheat; the Westmount carried 90,000 bushels, and the Ungava had 112,000 bushels.

p.3 Gananoque, Aug. 8th - The schooner Briton with a cargo of coal arrived from Oswego.



This morning the Donnelly Wrecking company succeeded in raising the steamer Nevada, sunk at Farran's Point, down the St. Lawrence, three weeks ago. The vessel will be brought to Kingston and docked for repairs as soon as the divers complete the patching of her bottom, which is leaking badly. The grain will be taken out and brought to Richardson's elevator.

The raising of the Nevada was one of the most difficult wrecking undertakings on the St. Lawrence, the spot at which the vessel sunk being in the line of a swift current. To prevent the Nevada from being carried on the beach during the process of raising, a barge had to be sunk on Monday, between the shore and the vessel.

Steamer Arabian To Come - The steamer Arabian which went ashore in Lake St. Francis, opposite Lancaster, during Wednesday afternoon's storm, will be brought to the Kingston dry dock for repairs.

Fixing Dry Dock Gates - The gates of the government dry dock are being repaired, and vessels cannot be taken in for a few days. The dock has been busy steadily for the past three months, and it has become necessary to give some attention to the gate bearings.

The Deckhand Died - Orval Prautz fell into hold of tug Jessie Hall a few days ago.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1907