The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1908

Full Text



Schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego to take on a cargo of coal for R. Crawford.

Steamer Wasaga from Fort William, arrived with 50,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co.

Government boats Speedy and Augusta passed down on way to Montreal yeserday.

Steamer Nokomis came up from Alexandria Bay, and has entered Davis' drydock for repairs.

Dredge Stuart was towed here from Welland canal yesterday, and tug Harris left for Montreal with it in the afternoon.

Steamer Glenmount called at the drydock last night, on the way from Sydney, Cape Breton, to Fort William, with rails.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up Tuesday; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Belleville up today; steamer Toronto down and up today; steamer North King down and up today.

Although the high water has done a great deal of damage at different points among the islands, and put all the docks underwater, the owners have build them up. The Cornwall dock, at Alexandria Bay, has been raised two feet and built of concrete. The Frontenac dock is being raised eighteen inches. Mr. Pierce, of Fine View, is raising his dock three feet. The Clayton docks are all being repaired. The Thousand Island Park dock, although twelve inches out of water, will be raised two feet.

p.3 Chain of Accidents - at Leek Island near Gananoque - a scow load of lumber for use at Leek Island ran on shoal and sank.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Publication:
3 Jun 1908
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jun 1908