The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Aug 1908

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p.2 Kingston Yacht Won - Isis won 22 foot class at Chaumont Bay.


The steamer Prince Rupert cleared for Fort William.

The tug Frontenac is loading withes at the city wharf.

The government steamer Scout is still working in these waters.

The steamer Argyle is still undergoing repairs at the dry dock.

The dredge Sir Richard cleared for the foot of Wolfe Island to do some work there.

The barge Dunmore is being loaded at Richardsons' elevator with grain for Montreal.

The schooner Maxwell arrived from Conneaut with a cargo of coal for the penitentiary.

The tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with three grain barges for the M.T. company.

The steambarge Hinckley cleared from the K. & P. wharf with her cargo of lumber for Oswego.

Swift's: steamer Caspian, down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; schooner Keewatin from Sodus with coal.

The steambarge John Randall carried a cargo of coal from Oswego to Newboro and arrived this morning on her way to Sodus.

The steamer North King is at Toronto, with a broken crank shaft. As she has twin screws, she was only partially disabled, but will make repairs.

p.4 Development of Traffic - editorial on need for further improvements to canals to permit passage of bigger vessels.

p.8 Sudden Death On Island - body of fisherman Wilford Lake Mouck found on False Duck Island, had been staying at home of light house keeper Dorland Dulmage.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Aug 1908