The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1907

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The schooner Tradewind arrived from Oswego, with coal for Sowards.

The tug Florence and barge arrived at Richardsons' from Quebec, to load grain for Quebec.

The schooner J.B. Kitchen arrived from Charlotte, with coal for the Kingston & Pembroke railway.

Swift's: steamers Belleville up today; Cornwall down today; Dundurn up tonight; schooner Clara from Oswego with coal; schooner Charlie Marshall from Oswego with coal; steamer Aletha from bay points today.

The Collingwood Shipbuilding company, limited, is to launch a big steel steamer Collingwood on October 30th. This ship is being built for the Farrar Transportation company, limited, of Collingwood, and will leave Collingwood on her initial trip on November 9th for a cargo of wheat from Fort William to Georgian Bay ports.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson, from Oswego, with two coal barges; tug Mary up with two light barges; tug Hall up with three barges; steamer Rosemount cleared for Fort William; steamer Meaford cleared for Fort William; tug Mary cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Hall cleared with three barges; tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with three barges; schooner Sir Oliver Mowat (sic) cleared for bay ports.

Englishman Drowned - walked off government dry dock in dark; George Randall was a sailor from Quebec working as deckhand on steamer Assiniboia.

p.5 The tug Kate with barges Klondyke and Siren arrived at Richardsons' this afternoon, from Quebec, to load grain.

p.8 Vessel Broken Up - Goderich, Oct. 28th - The Canadian government fishery cruiser Turline, which ran hard and fast on the submerged breakwater, in course of construction at the mouth of the harbor, here, on Saturday night, broke up during last night, nothing being left of her on the breakwater except some machinery.

Big Coal Shipments - Yesterday a gale blew into port the schooners Marshall, Clara, Suffel, all loaded with coal, about 1,800 tons, for James Swift & Co. This is reported to be the largest one consignment of coal to arrive this season.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1907