The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1907

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p.2 Disobeyed Orders - sailor disobeyed orders of Capt. Williams of steamer Algonquin; charged under the Canadian Shipping Act, found guilty, given suspended sentence.


The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf, Friday night, on its up trip, with considerable freight.

M.T. company elevator: tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared for Toronto with two grain-laden barges.

Richardsons' elevator: The steamer Algonquin cleared for Cleveland to load coal for Jackfish on Lake Superior; tug Nellie Reid arrived with one barge, and will load again for Montreal; the steamer Panther arrived from Chicago, with 53,700 bushels of corn.

Swift's wharf: steamer Belleville up tonight; steamer Hamilton down last night; steamer City of Montreal up tomorrow; steamer Aletha starts regular daily bay runs on Monday; steamer Dundurn up tomorrow; steamer North King makes last river trip today; steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa this afternoon; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning, and will go into winter quarters on September 9th.


Has Been A Good One This Summer.

Folger and Gildersleeve boats have done an excellent business this year; steamers Kingston and Toronto will discontinue daily trips after the Toronto fair.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1907