The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1908

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.The Donnelly Wrecking Company Called Upon

Word was received here, last night, that the steamer City of Montreal on its way up with package freight, for the west, had run aground near Farran's Point, and that her rudder had been lost. The Donnelly Wrecking company was notified, and, today, an attempt is being made to pull the vessel off.

Marine Notes.

Schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared for Oswego.

Steambarge Robert McDonald cleared for Oswego to load coal.

Steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego, to load coal for Smith's Falls.

Steambarge Navajo cleared from Montreal for Oswego, to load coal for Napanee.

Steamers Canadian and Doris passed down yesterday, on the way to Montreal, from Fort William, with grain.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa; steamer Toronto down and up Saturday.

Steamer Prince Rupert, loaded with grain, has cleared from Fort William, on her way to Richardsons'. She is expected to arrive at the Welland canal on Sunday.

The steambarge Hinckley arrived from Oswego with two blue barges, which were towed to Ottawa by tug Edmond. Steambarge Hinckley cleared, light, for Oswego.

M.T. Co.: tug Thomson up with two barges; cleared for Montreal with two barges; steamer Howe from Duluth, with 78,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Edmonton cleared for the upper lakes.

Board of Directors - The board of directors elected at the annual meeting of the Thousand Island Steamboat company were: Henry Folger, Howard S. Folger, George Bawden, S.F. Barker and Morris E. Lee. Henry Folger is president, George Bawden secretary and treasurer, and Howard S. Folger general manager.

p.5 To Begin Her Rambles - The steamyacht Ramona will leave the first of the week for Clayton, to begin her fifty-mile ramble. She has had a new boiler installed and has been thoroughly overhauled this season.

p.8 Personal Mention - Capt. Joseph Murray and crew left, this morning, for Quebec, to take in charge one of the new tugs of the M.T. company.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1908