The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1908

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p.1 Deepen Canal - Welland Canal should be deepened to twenty-five feet.



Government tug Reserve cleared for Prescott, today.

The yacht Corunna is in the government dry dock.

Schooner Maxville arrived from Erie, with coal for the penitentiary.

Steamer Kenora passed up, this morning, with freight from Montreal to Sarnia.

Steamer Missisquoi carried many passengers from Rockport and intermediate points to Kingston, yesterday.

Swift's: steamer Toronto down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points today; steamyacht Nokomis from the Rideau.

Capt. A. Clark, who was laid up as a result of an accident, has resumed his duties as first mate on the schooner Kitchen.

Steamer Rosemount and consorts Quebec and Hamilton, with grain from Fort William, for the M.T. Co., reached the Welland canal, and will arrive tomorrow. The steamer Acadian, with grain, will reach here tonight.

Challenge Accepted - crew of steamer Toronto, who for some seasons past, have held the championship of the R. & O. Baseball League, have accepted challenge of steamer Kingston to play in Toronto next Monday.

Cape Vincent Yacht Club Organizes - elected officers listed.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Steamers Rosedale and Wahcondah passed up, on way from Montreal to Fort William. They discharged wheat at Montreal.

The steamer Wahcondah, of the Canadian freight line, was at Swift's today on her up trip from Montreal to Fort William.

The steambarge R. Macdonald (McDonald) is unloading coal at Swift's.

p.7 Gananoque, June 12th - The government supply boat reserve was in port yesterday, with supplies for the adjacent lighthouses.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1908