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

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The government tug Reserve is at work in this district.

The large steamer India is at the government dry dock, awaiting orders.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived at R. Crawford's, from Oswego with coal.

Swift's: steamer North King, down and up today; steamer Aletha, from bay points.

Two lumber barges from Ottawa are lying at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf, waiting to be towed across the lake.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf on her up trip, Friday night, and had a large number of passengers.

The sloop H.M. Ballou arrived from Deseronto, and unloaded a cargo of wood at R. Crawford's wharf, at the Grove Inn.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins is at Sowards, from Oswego, with coal.

The barge Ceylon cleared for Lake Superior ports today.

Capt. John McCullough, Napanee, has sold his schooner Katie Eccles to Capt. Harry Mitchell of Newcastle. Capt. McCullough will likely purchase a steambarge.

Capt. Tim Sullivan, Toronto, will come in a few days to Kingston to pilot the steamer Argyle to Toronto. During the winter the steamer will be overhauled and fitted out for the north shore route between Toronto and Cobourg.

The Pittsburg Steamship company has placed an order with the American Shipbuilding company for two steamers to cost over $900,000. The new boats will be practically duplicates of the last eight steamers built for the steel corporation.

p.4 Gananoque, Aug. 29th - steamer Aletha's trip to Jones' Falls was cancelled; steamer Wanderer had to have boiler repaired; steamer Missisquoi brought in a large excursion; The steambarge Mary Louise cleared light for the Rideau Friday afternoon; The coal schooner W.J. Suffel cleared light Saturday morning.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1908