The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1907

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The steambarge Westport cleared for Cape Vincent, with lumber.

The steamer Scout is at the Kingston & Pembroke R.R. wharf.

Scow Mary Louise cleared for Rideau river points, with freight.

The government tug Speedie reached here Saturday, on her way to Montreal.

No arrivals or departures were reported at the M.T. company, Saturday morning.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Algonquin cleared for Cleveland, to load coal for Jackfish Bay; steamer Morley cleared for Oswego to take on a cargo of coal for Chicago.

The following schooners cleared on Saturday: Acacia for Sodus, coal; Lydon for Charlotte, coal; Bertha Kalkins for Oswego, coal; Trade Wind for Cape Vincent, with lumber.

Folger's wharf: The sloop Laura D., from Simcoe Island, with oats for Kingston Milling company; steamer Alexandria up Friday night; steambarge Waterlily up Saturday morning.

Swift's: steamers Neepawah up today; City of Montreal up last night; Dundurn west yesterday; Belleville down last night; steambarge John Randall from Ottawa today; steamer Aletha from bay ports.

The Oswego Times says: The steamer Fairmount is still in port. The diver has succeeded in putting one new bucket on her wheel and it is hoped to get the other in shape soon. As the boat is loaded it has been very difficult to make the repairs.



The steamer North King will winter in the Davis dry dock. Extensive repairs will be made to her hull.

Hon. Clifford Sifton's new steamyacht will be hauled out on the Kingston foundry marine railway for the winter.

The steamer Wherenow of the Gananoque-Clayton ferry route, will be hauled out for the winter at Davis' shipyard for repairs.

The former schooner Macdonald, which has been converted into a steamer, was to be launched from the marine railway at Portsmouth this afternoon. Her length was increased.

It is expected that the ferry steamer Wolfe Islander will enter Davis' dry dock next Wednesday for additions and repairs. It is possible that the steamer Pierrepont may take her place.

Capt. Ira Folger has sold his steamyacht Skylark to Mr. Darrien, who will turn it into a little passenger boat. The Skylark was formerly owned by Hon. Clifford Sifton.

A fleet of nine ships, schooners, steambarges and steamers, are windbound at Cape Vincent, and are tied up at the breakwater there.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1907