The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1907

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The schooner Fleetwing arrived light from South Bay, Sunday.

The government steamer Scout is at the Kingston and Pembroke railway.

The schooner Fleetwing arrived to load cans for the canning factory at Southampton.

Richardsons' elevator: sloop Pilot, from Howe Island, with oats; sloops Granger and Laura D. from Simcoe Island, with oats.

Swift's: steamer Cornwall down today; steamer Hamilton down Sunday; steambarge John Randall from Ottawa; steamer Aletha from bay ports; schooner Clara cleared Saturday for Sodus for coal.

M.T. company's elevator: The schooner Ford River, from Charlotte, coal; steamer Dundee from Duluth, with 81,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Rosemount and consorts Quebec and Hamilton cleared for Fort William; steamer Westmount and consort Ungava cleared for Fort William, taking barge Augustus loaded with pulpwood, as far as the canal; tug Thomson up, two light barges, cleared with two grain-laden; steamer Dundee cleared for the upper lakes.

The steamer Bermuda is aground below Morrisburg. She went on about nine o'clock Sunday morning, and Calvin's wrecker has left for the scene. The Bermuda has been carrying pulpwood from Quebec to Oswego all summer, and on this last trip she has been rather unfortunate, running aground twice. She has now been two weeks out from Quebec, having been aground in Coteau Lake. The steamer Kenning which was windbound here over Sunday, will probably be taken down as a lighter.

p.3 Picton, Oct. 7th - The schooner Cornelia is unloading coal for Ostrander. The schooner W. Jamieson cleared Saturday night for Oswego. The sloop Gull, from Deseronto, is unloading lumber for Hepburn Bros. Steamer Niagara is on the "ways," unloading some of the extra ballast necessary for passenger traffic, preparatory to starting in the freight business from Brighton to Montreal. The Hepburn Bros. have the contract for carrying the six o'clock evening mail out of Picton to Deseronto, where connection is made with trains east and west. The yacht Madge carries the mail bags.

p.5 Pith of the News - The forward part of the steamer Assiniboia has left Quebec for Montreal, in tow of the steamers Lord Strathcona and Cruiser.

The steamer Keewatin was placed in the graving dock, at Quebec, Saturday afternoon, to be cut in two preparatory to leaving for the upper lakes.

The steamer Catelon, Capt. Smith, which cleared on Saturday from Quebec, for Green Bay, Michigan, has on board a cargo of pulpwood, of 3,600 tons in measurement. This is the largest cargo that has left Quebec this season.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1907