The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1908

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p.2 Made A Wrong Dump - longshoremen were unloading coal from steambarge Robert McDonald, when a bucket dumped part of load back on deck.

p.5 Revenue Cutter Retired - Ogdensburg, May 9th - Officers of the United States revenue cutter Dallas, of the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario district headquarters here, report that the ship will not be commissioned again, but is to be retired, her warrant and petty officers being transferred to other revenue vessels.

p.7 Blown On Rocks - Dunkirk, N.Y., May 9th - The large steel barge, James B. Hoyt, was blown on the rocks, two miles east of this place, last night. Rescuers have gone to her assistance.



The steamer Alexandria arrived at Folger's at ten o'clock this morning from Montreal.

The steamyacht I'll See was launched today at the K. & P. wharf. She came up from the east on a flat car.

Crawford's: schooner Acacia will clear today for Oswego for coal; schooner Mary Ann Lydon will arrived from Oswego with coal.

Swift's: steamer City of Montreal up this morning from Montreal to Toronto; steambarge Robert McDonald from Sodus with coal; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal; steamer Belleville up today.

M.T. Co.: tug Mary P. Hall light from Dickenson's Landing; steamer Jessie Spaulding from Chicago with 66,000 bushels of corn; steamer Rosemount from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of wheat, also barge Ungava 72,500 bushels of wheat, barge Quebec 69,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Fairmount, 91,000 bushels of wheat; barge Hamilton, 65,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Glenmount with 89,000 bushels of wheat, will be lightered, clear for Montreal, and then load rails at Sydney, Cape Breton, for Fort William; tug Mary P. Hall will clear for Montreal with four grain barges; steamers Wasaga and Algonquin will clear for Fort William.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1908