The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Dec 1907

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The steamer Ames arrived from Fort William, with 56,000 bushels of wheat for Richardsons'. The vessel will be laid up here for the winter.

The government dredge Sir Richard was placed in her winter quarters at Crawford's slip today, and the members of the crew returned to their home.

The dominion government steamer Scout was tied up at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf, last night. She is on her last trip up, picking up the gas buoys on the lake.

All the barges of the M.T. Co. have now reached Kingston, and have been placed in winter quarters. All the vessels have arrived with the exception of the tug Mary P. Hall, and she is expected up tomorrow night.

The steamer Advance passed down at 8:30 o'clock, this morning, on her way from Fort William to Prescott with grain. The vessel was favored with fine weather, and will reach Prescott in time to commence the work of unloading today.

At the M.T. Co.'s yards, some of the barges are being given some necessary overhauling. The barges have stood the season remarkably well, and the season has been a most successful one, there being very few mishaps, and none of a very serious nature.

p.5 Pith of the News - The ice breaking car ferry steamer Charles Lyon built by the Polson Iron Works, Toronto, for the Canadian Pacific Car and Transfer company, was launched this afternoon.

p.7 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge Robert McDonald arrived from Montreal today, and is at the M.T. company's elevator.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The Cataraqui Bridge company has taken out a writ against the township of Wolfe Island, for damages done to the bridge by the steamer Wolfe Islander. Two hundred dollars is the amount asked.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Dec 1907