The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1908

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p3 Gananoque, July 29th - ....The coal schooner Briton has had to be drydocked at Kingston for necessary repairs.



The schooner Ford River is loading feldspar at Richardsons'.

The schooner Clara cleared for Oswego today to load coal.

The steamer Burma is in the government dry dock for repairs.

The steamer Argyle is at the dry dock ready to enter for repairs.

The schooner Winnie Wing cleared for Oswego, today, to load coal for Crawford.

The steambarge Cardinal and consort are waiting to enter the dry dock for repairs.

The steambarge Wassaga touched here for a pilot this morning on her way to Montreal.

The steambarge City of New York arrived at Richardsons' this morning with grain from Cobourg.

The steamer John Randall touched at the dry dock, today, on her way from Fairhaven to Westport with coal.

M.T. Co.: tug Bartlett arrived from Montreal with two light barges, and cleared for Oswego with two coal barges.

The steamer Plummer touched at the dry dock this morning for a pilot, on her way from Fort William to Montreal with grain.

Instead of running every other day to Kingston Captain Visger, of the Castanet, has arranged his programme to come up on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn down this morning; steamer Caspian down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego.

The hull of the steambarge Robert McDonald, which took fire and burned to the waters edge off Bull Rock, on Pillar Point shore recently, and was abandoned, has been pumped out and the tug Phelps towed the hull into Chaumont, N.Y.

Raising the Acacia.

The People's Milling Co., of Chaumont, N.Y., has barges at work unloading the coal from the wrecked Acacia off Sacket's Harbor. Pumps have been placed on the schooner and a third pump has been installed on the barge Oom Paul which will stand by the wreck when an attempt is made to pump her out. The company's steamer Little Mack will assist in the work. Given good weather it is believed the vessel can be raised with little difficulty.

p.8 Charge Not Proven - cabmen not guilty of soliciting passengers on Folger's wharf.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jul 1908