The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1907

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The steamer Aletha leaves Saturday, for Amherst Island, on her last trip of the season.

The steamer Ames is on her way from Fort William to Richardsons' elevator with wheat.

The steamer New Island Wanderer cleared today for Cape Vincent, with a full cargo of cattle for Mr. Webber, for the New York market.

The steamer Caspian had to be moved to the end of Swift's slip to allow the steambarge Glengarry to get in with her cargo of coal.

The tugs Mary P. Hall and Glide arrived from Montreal today, with several more barges of the M.T. Co. to be laid up for the winter. Nearly all of the company's boats are now in winter quarters. There is only one grain boat, the Advance, to arrive from Fort William, and she is reported to be on the way.

Incidents of the Day - Capt. John Bongard, of the schooner Kitchen, left for his home in Picton today.

p.4 Not For Sorel This Year - Montreal, Dec. 6th - The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company will not this year make Sorel the headquarters for wintering its fleet, but will, instead, spread the vessels out all the way from Quebec to Toronto. This decision has been arrived at owing to trouble the company had with its workmen at Sorel last winter.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The government steamer Scout was in port, today, on her way up the lake to pick up the gas buoys.

The steamer Picton, badly damaged by fire on September 21st last, was offered for sale by Lloyds, but the highest tender received was $3,000, and it was rejected.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1907