The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1908

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The steam-yacht Say When is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

Steamer Dundee was here, this morning, on the way to Montreal.

Tug Peter Smith, Toronto, arrived here today, on the way to Montreal for pulpwood.

Steamer Glengarry will arrived from Oswego to load wheat at Richardsons', for Montreal.

The steamers City of Montreal, Brockville and Victoria are here for overhauling in drydock.

Steamer Simla arrived at Richardsons' this morning, from Fort William with 50,000 bushels of wheat.

M.T. Co.: steamers Algonquin and Winona cleared for the upper lakes; no arrivals today.

Swift's: steamers Aletha from bay points; City of Montreal from Montreal; North King for Rochester, on first trip of the season tonight; schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego with coal.

p.5 Pith of the News - Unable to secure a cargo at Superior, Wis., because of the dullness of the present shipping season, the new steamer Truesdale has sailed for Buffalo, without cargo.

p.6 The steamer St. Lawrence is at the government dry dock, being fitted out for the season. She will go down the river on her regular run in a few days.

p.10 Events of Long Ago - Recalled By Capt. R.H. McKay - 85 years old, remembered old navy ships, saw the old St. Lawrence towed over to Morton's distillery; the cable ferry before penny bridge, building of Fort Henry - built wrong; he sailed aboard the Invincible, William Penn, Ellenora, Chief Justice Robinson, Commodore Barry, Highlander; was with Northern Transportation Co. for 18 years. (2 full columns).

Napanee, May 29th - The schooner Winnie Wing is unloading coal for George Stevens.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 May 1908