The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1907

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Will Bring The Steamer Ottawa To Port.

Steamer St. Lawrence arrived from Thousand Island Park, Sunday night, and will tie up for the winter.

The schooner Fleetwing cleared for South Bay, with a cargo of tin cans for the canning factory there.

Captain J.F. Allan, Engineer Hartley and crew left, today, for Detroit, to bring down the new steamer Ottawa, purchased by the Thousand Island Steamboat company. The new boat is built after the style of the Island Wanderer, and is just as fast, making about seventeen miles an hour.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer Belleville up last night; steamer Rideau Queen has gone into ordinary for the season; steamyacht Castanet up Saturday; steamer Caspian down and up Saturday; schooner Clara cleared for Oswego Saturday; steamer City of Ottawa down Sunday; steamer Picton up today.

M.T. Co.: The tug Mary arrived from Montreal with two light barges, and cleared for Montreal with two coal barges; tug Mary P. Hall from Montreal with four light barges; tug Emerson from Ashtabula with two coal barges, and cleared for Oswego with barge Hector, loaded with lumber; steamer Fairmount and barge Montreal will arrive from Fort William tonight; tug Mary P. Hall cleared for Montreal with three grain barges.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Edmonton is still aground at the Narrows, above Brockville. The Donnelly Wrecking company hopes to have her released by tomorrow. Very slight damage is done to her hull by coming in contact with the rocks.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Sep 1907