The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1908

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p.8 Steamer Argyle For Sale - The steamer Argyle was offered for sale by auction at Suckling's, Toronto, but no bids were received for the vessel. She was withdrawn from the market, and will again be offered next week. The Argyle comprises the principal asset of the Lake Ontario Navigation company, which is in process of liquidation under the supervision of E.R.C. Clarkson.


[Port Hope Guide]

The steamer of the Lake Ontario & Bay of Quinte line will run this year in connection with the N.Y. Central R.R. The North King will go direct to Charlotte instead of Summerville and this change will be greatly appreciated by all travellers. The New York Central cars will be waiting on the arrival of the steamer and passengers and their baggage will be taken to Rochester without any delay. The North King will make her initial trip on June 1st, and will continue until October 3rd. Sunday trips will be made during July and August.


The steamer Jessie Bain arrived at Port Hope, Wednesday night, at eight o'clock.

The steambarge Robert McDonald has arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

The steambarge Navajo will arrive from Napanee and load grain at Richardsons' for Quebec.

The steamer Advance will be delayed here two days, in order to have repairs made to its rudder.

The schooner Maize, which was undergoing repairs in the government drydock, cleared for Oswego.

The steamer America is in the government drydock for repairs. She will have her hull scraped and painted.

The dredge Sir Richard is being painted, and the scows are being corked. The dredge will soon be at work.

Swift's: steamers Belleville down Wednesday night; Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; City of Ottawa up today; Aletha from bay points.

Richardsons': schooner J.B. Kitchen loading feldspar for Charlotte; steamer Glengarry arrived light from Ogdensburg; steamers Wahcondah and Rosedale cleared yesterday afternoon for Montreal.

M.T. Co.: steamers George C. Howe arrived from West Superior with 90,000 bushels of wheat and oats; Neebing from Chicago with 70,000 bushels of corn; Canadian and Meaford cleared for Fort William; Advance, from Montreal, on her way to Fort William, light.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1908