The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1908

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The schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared today for Oswego.

The schooner Ford River is at Richardsons' loading feldspar.

The schooner Suffel was here over Sunday on her way to Oswego to load coal.

The schooner Winnie Wing is laid up for a short time, and is undergoing some repairs.

The steambarge Westport has arrived at the penitentiary with a load of tile from down the Rideau River.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: The steamer Canadian arrived from Chicago with 75,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with three grain barges.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn down Sunday; steamer Caspian down and up Sunday; steamer Aletha, from bay points; steamer Rideau Queen for Ottawa this morning.

p.4 Gananoque, Aug. 31st - The schooner Horace Taber, Capt. Francis Barnhart, arrived here on Saturday with a cargo. The schooner Briton, coal laden, arrived Sunday afternoon.

p.5 Ran Aground - The steamer Rosemount, down bound, stranded at Round Island, near the Soo, in a dense fog on Saturday night. She was released on Sunday and is apparently uninjured.

p.8 The marine case against the Montreal transportation company for the sinking of the barge Buckeye State was up for argument today. The case has been before the courts for some time, and the expenses are now nearly as much as what the barge is worth.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1908