The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1907

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p.1 Latest News - The steamer Ionic, four days' overdue at Fort William, was sighted off Jackfish, running for shelter, with two funnels and lifeboats gone.



The Water Craft Are Closing Their Trips.

Last night was another very foggy night on the lake.

The schooner Trade Wind will clear for Deseronto to load slabs for Gananoque.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon was loaded at Oswego on Monday with coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins has its last cargo of coal from Oswego to unload for Sowards. It will be taken off this week.

Richardsons' elevator: The steamer George Howe will clear tonight for Chicago; the steambarge Navajo will arrive from Montreal tomorrow with freight.

Swift's: steamer Hamilton down Tuesday, on her last trip of the season; steamer Cornwall due up today; steamer Belleville down; schooner J.B. Kitchen cleared for Sodus Point.

The sloop Pilot, which cleared to load grain at bay ports, was reported aground between Stella and Emerald with a cargo. The sloop Laura D. cleared for the scene and will be used as a lighter.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Fairmount cleared for Fort William, via Charlotte, where she will take on a cargo of coal; tug Thomson up with one pulpwood barge; tug Emerson up with four light barges, will clear light for Oswego.

The steamer Alexandria passed on her way down the river on Monday night, but did not stop at Folger's wharf. She will call here with freight on her way back on Friday night. It was expected that last week would be the last trip but the shipment of apples was so heavy that another trip was found necessary.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1907