The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1907

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The schooner Mary Ann Lydon, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Anglin's.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The schooner M.A. Lydon, from Oswego, is unloading hard coal at Anglin's wharf.

The steamer Donnacona touched here this morning, on her way up from Prescott, having discharged a cargo of wheat at that port.

The barge Jacques, of the M.T. company, is only aground in Lake St. Louis. No lives were lost through the collision with the steamer Norwalk.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The schooner Oliver Mowat, from Lake Ontario ports, with 15,000 bushels of barley; steamer Rosemount and consorts will arrive tonight from Fort William, with 210,000 bushels of wheat.

The bow half of the new C.P.R. steamer Assiniboia arrived in port, yesterday afternoon, and is laying at the government dry dock. The unusual sight of a boat cut in two pieces was witnessed by a large crowd during the day. The new steamer, when again put together, will be one of the finest on the upper lakes.

The C.P.R. sea-going tug Lord Strathcona, which brought the C.P.R. boat here, is waiting for finer weather before proceeding to Buffalo with the stern half of the boat. This tug is 180 feet long, carried 180 tons of coal and will make eighteen miles an hour. She is fitted up throughout better than many first-class passenger steamers and has everything needed for the comfort and accommodation of her crew. She is one of the finest tugs ever sent to this country from Scotland, where she was built, coming out under her own steam.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steam yacht Sport, one of the finest private yachts on the river, is in trouble at Brophy's Point. Her steering gear is out of order. When the steamer New Island Wanderer passed on her way from Cape Vincent she was riding at anchor and did not require help.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1907