The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1908

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p.1 Profit & Loss - Detroit, Aug. 6th - President Livingston of the Lake Carriers Association says there will be no improvement in trade before October 1st.



The steambarge Navajo has arrived at Amherst Island, from Oswego with coal.

The yacht Wavecrest has arrived at the government dry dock to undergo repairs.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived from Charlotte with coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Ecelwat did a rushing business to and from Kingston Mills yesterday.

The dredge Sir Richard and tug Trudeau are at Booth's wharf, awaiting orders.

The steamer Columbia cleared from the M.T. Co.'s elevator for Conneaut, to load coal for Montreal.

The steamyacht Ramona, of the Folger line, will leave tonight for Clayton, N.Y., to go on her regular route.

Freight business is reported to be very light, on several of the boats, and several have had to cancel a number of trips.

The steamer Columbia ran into one of the "uprights" at the M.T. Co.'s elevator, and did some damage. Temporary repairs have been made.

Swift's: steamer North King down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; schooner Keewatin cleared today for Sodus after unloading coal.

The international motor boat races will come off at Alexandrai Bay, N.Y., August 15th, or thereabouts, on arrival of the motor boat fleet from New York city, which comes to the islands via the Erie canal, leaving Columbia Yacht Club Tuesday, August 11th. Dixie II, the thirty-six-mile an hour boat, has been entered.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1908