The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1908

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p.1 Gananoque, Aug. 21st - The Clayton-Gananoque ferry steamer Wherenow had another breakdown in her machinery, Wednesday morning, and there was no service between here and Clayton, Wednesday or Thursday. Repairs have been made and she will be ready for her route again tomorrow morning.

The steamer North King, on her way up this afternoon, when near Jack Straw light met with a slight mishap, one of her buckets coming loose, necessitating her laying to until the defect was repaired.



The schooner Sturgis cleared for Montreal this morning.

The steamer Ames touched here this morning on her way west.

The steamer City of New York has entered the government dry dock for repairs.

The schooner Jamieson, loading feldspar, at Richardsons' wharf, cleared for Charlotte last night.

The steamer Wasaga (Wassaga ?) arrived at Richardsons' at four o'clock, yesterday afternoon, grain laden from Fort William.

Some of the small boats running out of Kingston are experiencing a very dull time just at present, as there is very little work for them to do. It was stated, today, that the barge Burmah, of the Calvin fleet, would be laid up for a time.

The schooner Sturgis, on her way from Chicago to Montreal, was yesterday anchored near Swift's wharf, and directly in the line of vessels entering the wharf. Harbor Master McCammon was notified, and he had the schooner move some distance out, so it would not be in the way. The members of the crew were not acquainted with the waters here.

M.T. company's wharf: The tug Bartlett arrived from Charlotte, with two coal barges, and cleared for that port, with two barges; the tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with three light barges; the tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with two coal barges; steamer Glenmount from Fort William cleared for Sydney, and the barge Hamilton is unloading 60,000 bushels of wheat.

p.8 Starts On Long Cruise - steam yacht Idler of Alexandria Bay sold to Philadelphia parties.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1908