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

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Steamer Westport arrived, light, from Cape Vincent.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from Breaky's Bay, with a cargo of oats, for Richardsons'.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived at Garden Island, from Charlotte, with coal.

The Calvin company took the barge Granton to Montreal today, to be used as a lighter for the steamer Bermuda, aground there.

Swift's: steamer Belleville down today; steamer Hamilton up today; steamer Aletha from bay points today; schooner Clara from Sodus with coal.

The steamer Westport cleared from Richardsons' elevator, this afternoon, with grain, for Napanee. She will then proceed to Toronto, and load lumber for Clayton, N.Y.

The work of raising the sunken barge Resolute, which went down in thirty feet of water at the Western gap, near Toronto, last autumn, has been commenced.

p. O'Hara, second officer on the steamer North King for many years, has been appointed to the position of first mate on the car ferry Ontario No. 1, and will report for duty the latter part of next week.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Thomson up with two light barges; tug Jessie Hall up light; steamer Wacondah from Fort William with 50,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson cleared for Charlotte with two coal barges; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with four grain-laden barges; steamer John Sharples cleared for Oswego, to load coal for Lake Superior ports; steamer Donnacona cleared for Fort William.

p.6 Wolfe Island, Oct. 8th - The steamer Wolfe Islander will enter Davis' dry dock for repairs, at the end of the week. The steamer Pierrepont will make the Island run. Manager Briceland laid the matter of false sides before the council, Monday, and it was decided to let the work go for another year.

p.7 Gananoque, Oct. 9th - The coal schooners Theodore Voges and Briton cleared for Charlotte last evening.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1907