The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1907

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p.2 For A Handsome Cup - the race between Crescent and Kathleen at Chaumont on Labor Day.


The schooner Clara cleared for Sodus today, to load coal for Swift's.

The schooner J.B. Kitchen has arrived from Charlotte with coal for the cotton mill.

The tug Frontenac is loading timber at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf for Garden Island.

The steambarge Waterlily was at Folger's, Monday night, and loaded cheese for Montreal.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared today for Charlotte, to load coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared for Oswego, today, after unloading coal at the Locomotive Works.

The steamer Pierrepont on Monday night, left with a threshing machine consigned to J. McFern, of Stella.

The steamer Alexandria called at Folger's, Monday night, on her down trip. She had a large passenger list.

The government tug Reserve and house-boat, in the harbor the last few days, left today, to fill up the gas buoys in this district.

The schooner Ford River was unloaded of its cargo of coal at the M.T. company today, and will load feldspar at Richardson's for Charlotte, N.Y.

The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company has awarded a contract to the Canadian Shipbuilding company, Toronto, for the construction of a ship to be known as the Rapids Queen.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer North King down and up today; steamer Hamilton up tonight; steamer Rideau King up tonight; steamer Aletha for Clayton tonight.

M.T. company: The steamer Iroquois arrived from Fort William, with 102,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer W.B. Morley arrived from Duluth with 63,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Bronson arrived from Montreal, with two light barges.

p.5 Pith of the News - While endeavoring to make the dock at Thessalon, in a high wind, the steamer King Edward of the Algoma Central line, was forced on the rocks a quarter of a mile out and was badly damaged.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1907