The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Sep 1908

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The steamer Howe is on her way to Fort William to Richardsons' with grain.

The steamer Columbia called at the dry dock Saturday morning, on her way from Conneaut to Montreal with coal.

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

The schooner Charley Marshall arrived Saturday morning from Charlotte, with coal for the Kingston & Pembroke railway wharf.

Two government barges are lying at the Kingston & Pembroke wharf loaded with lumber. They are waiting to be towed across the lake.

It is expected that the new steamer being built at Collingwood for the Northern Navigation company will be ready to be launched inside of three or four weeks.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: The tug Bartlett arrived today from Port Dalhousie, with the barge Winnipeg, which will go on the government dry dock. The barge was damaged by running against the pier there; the steamer A.D. Davidson will arrive tomorrow from Chicago with wheat.

News of the World - The steamer King Edward, in a fog, ran on the reef at Chantry Island, Georgian Bay, on Saturday morning. The passengers, forty-five, were rescued. The vessel will likely prove a total loss.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Sep 1908