The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1908

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The schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared from Toronto for Oswego.

The schooner Winnie Wing is at Booth's from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Oswego to load coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Turbinia is still in the government dry dock, but will likely be out today.

The schooner S.H. Dunn is out of Davis' dry dock, but will undergo some additional repairs before starting out.

The schooner Tabon (sic - Taber ?) has arrived with coal for Booth's. The vessel which was recently purchased by Capt. Barnhardt, came from Chicago.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn down Tuesday; steamer Belleville up Tuesday; steamer Aletha from bay points; schooner Briton from Oswego with coal.

Capt. Joseph Parsons, of the steamer Monteagle, is a former well known Kingstonian, and today he was very busy renewing old acquaintances. The Monteagle came from Chicago.

M.T. company: steamer Monteagle, from Chicago, with 70,000 bushels of corn; tug Thomson up with three barges, and cleared for Montreal with two grain barges.

As reported yesterday the steamer Monteagle met with an accident at the Welland canal, running against the Air Line railway bridge, but the damage was very easily repaired, and the trip to Kingston was a successful one.

p.5 Died At Port Dalhousie - May 20th - Capt. B. McGrath, born in Port Dalhousie 77 years ago, an old lake captain in the sixties, also of late years hotel keeper, and 2 years ago appointed lighthouse keeper, died this morning.

Marine Notes.

The steambarge Robert McDonald arrived this afternoon with coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Monteagle cleared, this afternoon, for Oswego, to load coal for Chicago.

The steamer Island Belle will be the only steamer up from river points to the city on Victoria day, the America and Island Wanderer being used to bring the crowds from Cape Vincent. The New York Central R.R. is running an excursion from Syracuse and intermediate points.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1908