The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1908

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The schooner Keewatin arrived at Swift's, today, from Oswego.

The government dredge Sir Richard is getting ready for its season's work.

The schooner Jamieson will arrive tonight from Oswego with coal for Anglin's.

The steamer Robert McDonald cleared from Swift's, today, for Oswego for coal.

The schooner Clara has arrived at Gananoque, from Oswego, with coal for Robertson's.

The schooner Voges has reached Gananoque with coal from Oswego for Taylor & Green.

The tug Proctor and schooner Blain ( Blaine ?), cleared this morning for Charlotte, and will load coal for the K. & P. wharf.

The steamer Alexandria will make her first trip down the river to Montreal on Wednesday evening, and upon her arrival here will make a stop at Folger's. This season the vessel will reach Kingston on her down trip from Charlotte, on Monday evening, and arrive here on her return trip on Friday evening.

p.5 The Steamer Ashore - Port Dalhousie, April 28th - The small steamer City of New York, owned by Captain Plunkett, Cobourg, is ashore abreast of the piers at Wilson, N.Y. She is out about eighteen inches forward. She was formerly one of the old Northern Transportation company's boats and is of the old Welland canal. A tug has gone to her assistance.

News of the World - The steamer City of New York, on the beach close to Wilson, N.Y., pier, succeeded in working herself off before the canal tug Golden City reached her. She mistook the lights at Wilson for Port Dalhousie.

p.6 Wellington, April 27th - The recent wind storm drove apart the beach (separating Lake Ontario and West Lake) and opened a space of about five hundred feet wide.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1908