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

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p.2 Called Here Today - The government steamer Speedy, carrying Earl Gray, Lord Lascelles, Hon. G.P. Graham, Deputy Minister of Canals, M.J. Butler, Capt. Arthur Sladen, A.D.C. to his Excellency, and Col. Stephens, chairman of the Montreal Harbor Commission, were at Swift's wharf this forenoon, on their way to Fort William.....

Letters Give A Clue - to track down relatives of Harry Denny of Watertown, drowned off steamer Caspian. [Watertown, N.Y., Times]



The schooner Jamieson is at Richardsons' loading feldspar.

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

The tug Frontenac is loading timber for Garden Island, at the Kingston & Pembroke railroad wharf.

The tug Edmond, with the barge Columbian, arrived from Bedford Mills with a cargo of wood for R. Crawford.

The steamer Ecelwat made a trip to Nine Mile Point yesterday, with more of the officials of the marine department.

The steamer Wassaga (Wasaga ?) is expected to reach Richardsons' tomorrow, from Fort William, with grain. She has a cargo of 55,000 bushels.

Swift's: steamer Caspian down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Dundurn down from Hamilton to Montreal.

The wind of last night made it very rough on the lake. The schooner Maxwell, on her way to Oswego, was held at Four Mile Point, and the schooner Mary Ann Lydon had to anchor.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: The tug Mary arrived from Montreal with two barges; the tug Glide, from Montreal, with two barges; steamer Rosemount with 65,000 bushels of wheat and flaxseed, and barge Ungava, with 70,000 bushels of wheat, will arrive from Fort William tomorrow.

p.6 To Begin Very Soon - Ottawa, Aug. 19th - Inquiry into work of Marine Department to resume in September at Quebec, Montreal and other places.

Capt. Donnelly Very Low - Capt. T. Donnelly, critically ill for months, growing worse.

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