The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1907

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p.1 A Steamer Burned - Tobermoray, Oct. 30th - The City of Grand Rapids was totally destroyed by fire at the dock, here, last night. The cause of the fire not known. The crew are safe. There was only a small insurance on the boat.



The M.T. company had no arrivals or departures to report this morning.

The first half of the steamer Keewatin is expected at the dry dock tomorrow from Prescott.

The steambarge John Randall, which cleared for Rideau river points, with grain, will return for a cargo of wheat and corn, for Washburn. The vessel will load at Richardsons'.

Richardsons': The steamer Pueblo, from Chicago, with 51,000 bushels of corn; tug Edmondon and barge arrived to load grain for Chaffey's Locks; steambarge Navajo cleared for Montreal with cargo of wheat.

Swift's: steamer Belleville down today; steamer Hamilton up today; steambarge Randall for Newboro; schooner Charles Marshall cleared for Sodus for coal; schooner W.J. Suffel from Sodus with coal; schooner Clara with coal from Oswego.

p.5 Incidents - The sloop Granger cleared Wednesday afternoon with grain for bay ports.

The steamer Business touched here Wednesday afternoon on her way west with pulpwood.

There is yet to come to Richardsons' elevator this season 370,000 bushels of wheat and 68,000 bushels of corn. The steamers to come will include the Iroquois, Algonquin and Midland Queen.

Oct. 31, 1907

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1907