The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1908

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p.2 City Dome In Ruins - Help from Calvin Co. - sent tug Frontenac; hose was ran up to the street and over the portico by the Garden Islander boys, and they attacked fire from south.



The government steamer Loretta cleared today for Ottawa.

The schooner Bertie Kalkins cleared today for Oswego for coal.

The steambarge Reynolds is at Booth's with coal from Oswego.

The tug Bartlett arrived at the M.T. Co. today with three grain barges.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's last evening on her way up from Quebec.

The steambarge Kenirving passed down today with coal from Oswego to Rideau ports.

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

Made No Report - Capt. Thomas Donnelly, when asked if he had ever notified the marine department about the weakness he observed in the Cornwall canal bank eigtheen months ago or more, wished the Whig to state for him that he had not written the department. He had simply mentioned the matter in a letter to an official of the Calvin wrecking company.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1908