The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1908

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p.1 Troops By Boat - Hamilton, June 19th - Inland Navigation Co. will carry troops to Quebec on steamers Dundee, Dunelin, Glenellah and Doric.



The tug Proctor arrived to tow the schooner Blain (Blaine?) to Charlotte.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived from Oswego, and is unloading coal at James Shortt's.

The schooner Trade Wind arrived from Oswego with coal for the cotton mill.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from Belleville with cement for John Lemmon & Son.

The steamer Sinclair arrived at Richardsons' from Fort William, with 50,000 bushels of wheat.

Swift's: tug Proctor, from Morrisburg, touched for coal; steamer Aletha down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen for Ottawa today.

The yacht Ramona left yesterday afternoon for the Thousand Islands. The new engine installed this season is in fine running shape, and is making remarkably good time.

Gasson & Cavendish, vessel agents, Toronto, report the sale of the schooner White Oak. The vessel was owned by Southampton parties and has been sold to the Collins Inlet Lumber company.

M.T. Co.: steamer Neebing, from Duluth, with 66,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson arrived from Oswego with two coal barges, cleared for Montreal light; steamers Turret Cape and Neebing cleared for the upper lakes.

Business has been very slack with some of the little sloops plying out of Kingston. There has been very little work for them and some have been laid up for several days at a time. The coal schooners have been very busy.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Georgetown and barge Harrison arrived here today, on the way east, and will remain over for slight repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1908