The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1908

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The undersigned have received instructions from E.R.C. CLARKSON, Interim Liquidator of the LAKE ONTARIO NAVIGATION COMPANY, to offer for sale by Public Auction at their Warerooms Wellington St. West, Toronto on Wednesday, May 13th, at 2 o'clock p.m.


now lying at Kingston where she may be seen. The steamer is a paddle wheel one, of wooden construction, with beam engines, and was built in 1899, British Register, Class A 1 1/2 in Inland Lloyds, is about 200 feet long and has steel keelsons and steel arch plates running fore and haft. It is well adapted for passenger and excursion business and has Canadian license for 800 passengers, is in good condition with outfit and equipment complete, including electric light plant.

TERMS OF SALE: 25 per cent cash to be paid at the time of sale, and the balance in two, four and six months with 8 per cent interest secured to the satisfaction of the Liquidators.

Inspection of the Steamer may be obtained upon application to E.R.C. Clarkson & Sons, 33 Scott St., Toronto, from whom may be also procured conditions of sale.

The boat will be sold subject to a reserve bid.

Sockling & Co., Auctioneers.



The schooner Kitchen arrived at Booth's from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Jamieson reached here from Oswego with coal for Anglin's.

The schooner Robert McDonald arrived from Oswego with coal for Swift's.

The steamer North King left Davis' dry dock yesterday, where it underwent repairs.

The schooners Tradewind and Bertha Kalkins arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The schooner New Dominion cleared for Oswego to load coal for Capt. Allen, of Belleville.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson from Oswego light, cleared for Oswego with two light barges.

The steamer Rugee, from Ogdensburg, passed up by Cape Vincent, Friday, on her way to Oswego.

The steamer Ringleader passed up on Friday morning on her way from Alexandria Bay to Oswego for coal.

The steamer New Island Wanderer brought a large number of passengers from Cape Vincent on Friday, and took a large number over.

The steamer Aletha made her first trip from bay points today. She arrived this morning, and left at three o'clock for Emerald and intermediate points.

The steamer Proctor passed up Friday, on the American side, with five barges. Two were dropped at Cape Vincent and the rest were taken on to Oswego for coal, for Ogdensburg.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1908