The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1907

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p.1 Drydock Near Welland Canal - St. Catharines, Aug. 23rd - looking at three possible sites for a modern drydock.

p.2 Canada Cup Races - will not be another challenge until 1909. [Toronto Mail & Empire]

The Major's New Yacht - Temeraire bought by Maj. Carruthers; designed by William Fife, built at Oakville in 1905.


railing on steamer Toronto gave way at Swift's dock while deckhands were leaning against it.

Marine Notes.

M.T. Co.: schooner Ford River from Sodus Point with coal.

Schooner Maize is at the water works with coal from Oswego.

The schooners Mary Ann Lydon and D. Freeman have arrived with coal for P. Walsh.

Folger's: steambarge Waterlily, up this morning; steamer Alexandria up tonight.

The steamer America left for Ogdensburg this morning, with two hundred and fifty passengers.

The steamer Omaha passed Kingston yesterday, on her way from Prescott to Fort William.

The government boat Reserve has arrived here to make an inspection of the lighthouses in this district.

The cargo of cans for the South Bay canning factory have arrived in cars from Montreal, and are being loaded on the schooner Fleetwing.

The steamer Donnelly arrived, last night, from Calumet Island, after releasing the steamer H.M. Pellatt. The lighter Grantham was towed up by the tug Quebec.

Swift's: Steamers City of Montreal up today; Picton up today; Hamilton up tonight; Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; Caspian down and up today; Kingston down and up today; schooner Clara from Oswego with coal.

p.7 Public Works calling for Tenders For Dredging at Port Hope - "Only dredges can be employed which are registered in Canada at the time of the filing of tenders."

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Bertha Kalkins is at the locomotive works unloading coal from Oswego. The new pier at the power house is being piled with coal, to be used this coming winter.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1907