The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1908

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The steamer Turbinia cleared last night for Toronto.

The schooner Britton cleared for Oswego to load coal for Swift's.

The schooner Clara passed on her way from Gananoque to Oswego, for coal.

The schooner Maxville arrived at the penitentiary from Oswego, with coal.

The schooner Blain cleared today for Fairhaven to load coal for Ogdensburg.

Swift's: steamers Belleville down Wednesday night; Aletha from bay points; Rideau King from Ottawa.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson up, three light barges, cleared for Charlotte with two coal barges; barge Alfred is loading corn for the starch factory at Cardinal.



Oakville, May 21st - The steam barge Monteagle went ashore a mile east of here, at noon, today, with steam on. There is very heavy fog and it is impossible to see a few feet ahead. The captain threw a bottle overboard to Alfred Trottman, who heard her signals. The owners are supposed to be Downey & Co., Oswego. There is no sea on. She is lying very quiet and can be got off without any damage as soon as a tug arrives, unless the wind increases and a sea comes up. The shore is very shallow at this point, extending out for a quarter of a mile.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer A.E. Ames touched at Swift's today, on her way to Montreal with a cargo of grain for the Ogilvie Milling company.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1908