The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1908

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p.1 Prescott Car Ferry - Ogdensburg, June 1st - The Rutland has started construction of a $150,000 ferry slip here, with a breakwater seventeen feet high and 200 feet long, in the St. Lawrence river. Three sets of tracks will be carried on a seventy-five foot apron..... similar slip on Prescott side.


Steambarge Robert McDonald cleared for Oswego.

Barge Buckeye State cleared with grain for the lower canal.

The barge John Gaskin is loading grain at Richardsons' for Montreal.

Schooner Tradewind arrived from Oswego, with coal for Booth's.

Schooner Acacia arrived from Fairhaven, with coal for R. Crawford.

Steamer Plummer called yesterday on way from Prescott to Fort William.

Tug Edmond is in port waiting to tow coal barges to Ottawa, upon their arrival from Oswego.

The steamer Kingston left Toronto, this afternoon, on her first trip of the season, and the Toronto leaves on Tuesday.

Quite a large number went over to Cape Vincent, on the Folger boats, on Sunday. It was the first day of the Sunday trips.

Tug Emerson arrived from Montreal with three barges, for M.T. company and cleared for Montreal with three grain barges.

An unsuccessful attempt was made, yesterday, to raise the engine of the gasoline launch, wrecked near Four Mile Point, on Friday.

The steamer America will be placed on the Cape Vincent run on Sunday next. The steamer Wanderer will then be placed in commission among the Thousand Islands.

Swift's: steamer H.M. Pellatt, from Montreal, Sunday; steamer City of Montreal down Sunday; steamer Dundurn up Sunday; steamer Belleville up Saturday night; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa, Saturday night; schooner Keewatin from Oswego, Saturday, with coal.

A Painful Accident - Capt. Cooney, of steamer Dundurn, while raising anchor was hit in head with piece of iron, needed stitches.

p.3 Tenders for Cobourg Harbor Breakwaters - called for by Department of Public Works.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1908