The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1908

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Steamer Caspian is receiving its final coat of paint.

Schooner Jamieson arrived from Oswego with coal for Anglin's.

Steamer Alexandria was at Folger's, last night, on its way to Montreal.

Steambarge Robert McDonald arrived from Sodus with coal for Soward's.

Steamer Regina passed down on Monday, from Fort William to Montreal, coal laden.

Government boat Speedy is expected here, today, from the west, on the way to Montreal.

The steambarge John Randall arrived from Smith's Falls, on the way to Fairhaven, to load coal.

Tug Harrison arrived from Montreal, to await arrival of a dredge from Toronto, to tow to Montreal.

Steamer Crane is reported ashore near Passage Island, in Lake Superior. The steamer Crane made a trip to Kingston, recently, with coal for the M.T. Co.

Swift's: The steamer Kingston had about fifty passengers on her first trip down this morning. The steamer Toronto will make her first trip down tomorrow morning. The schooner Keewatin cleared for Sodus today to load coal.

M.T. Co.: steamer Neebing arrived from Fort William, with 115,000 bushels of oats; tug Emerson from Montreal with three barges, cleared for Sodus, with barge Hector, loaded with lumber, and will return with coal.

p.5 No Cash for Canal Employees - at Welland Canal until supplies bill is passed.

Ice Capsized the Yawl - Cobourg, June 2nd - body of Capt. Kirk, of Lakeport, drowned near Erie several weeks ago, was recovered; was in command of a whaleback belonging to United States Steel Corporation.

p.8 Civic Committees - waterworks committee - The offer of the Donnelly Wrecking company to purchase the old pump at the pump house for $50 was accepted.

Day's Episodes - Schooner Bertha Kalkins is at Richardsons', loading feldspar for Charlotte.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1908