The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1907

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The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's, Friday night, and discharged a heavy cargo.

The steambarge Navajo cleared for Prescott, with lighthouse supplies, and will go on to Montreal with wheat.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived Saturday morning, from Charlotte, with coal for the Kingston & Pembroke railway wharf.

M.T. company's elevator: steamer Rosemount and barge Hamilton, from Fort William, with 210,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson from Montreal with two grain barges.

The sloop Granger arrived from Belleville with cement for John Lemmon & Sons. The Maggie L. is due today from Belleville, with another cargo of cement for this firm.

The government steamer Scout is at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf today. She has been engaged fixing the buoys at the foot of Wolfe Island, and leaves tomorrow for down the river.

Swift's: Steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer Hamilton down this morning, twenty four hours late; steamer Belleville up tonight; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; steamer Aletha from bay ports; schooner Clara cleared for Sodus Point for coal.

The large and palatial steamer Kingston in charge of Captain Esford makes her last trip of the season today, tying up at Toronto for good tomorrow morning. The season just closed has been one of the best, if not the record one, since the two big boats were placed in commission. During the summer the Kingston has been fortunate as far as accidents are concerned, only missing one day, or one half trip, on account of blowing out her cylinder head. Many of the crew on this steamer are Kingstonians, most of the boys and waiters being Queen's students, who selected this way of putting in the summer. The boat carried large crowds of people, sometimes all that she could comfortably accommodate.

p.4 Gananoque, Sept. 14th - The coal schooner Theodore Voges cleared for Oswego yesterday morning. The steam yacht Rex, undergoing repairs here for the last few days, left on her trip home yesterday.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Michael Kennedy, Portsmouth, received a letter from J.W. Henstridge, village clerk, who is now in Montreal, asking the depth of water in the Portsmouth harbor. This was sent to him, along with other information, and the clerk will interview C.J. Smith, general manager of the R. & O. company, on Monday, in regard to the big boats laying up here.

p.6 Drowned At Charlotte - Patrick Sullivan, 18, was the sailor who drowned off the tug Yates at Charlotte.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1907