The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1908

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The steamer Wanderer arrived from the islands, on Saturday night, and after undergoing some repairs, will be placed on the Cape Vincent route.

Swift's: steamer City of Ottawa down Sunday; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; steamer Belleville up today; steamer Dundurn up today; schooner Cornelia at Wolfe Island with coal for Swift.

There is nothing slow about Capt. Patterson, of the schooner Mary Ann Lydon. He succeeded in making a trip over to Oswego and back, while other schooners remained out around Nine Mile Point. The Lydon is discharging a cargo of coal at Crawford's.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Fairmount and barge Ungava cleared for Fort William; the steamer Crowe discharged 75,000 bushels of wheat, and cleared for Duluth; the steamer John Crerar arrived from Duluth with 75,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer Westmount arrived from Fort William with 90,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer Advance passed on her way from Montreal to Fort William, with package freight; the tug Bartlett cleared for Montreal with four barges; the tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three grain barges.

p.5 Taken Ill On Steamer - wife of George H. Matthews, purser on steamer Edmonton, took ill on trip with husband, died in hospital in Port Arthur.

The M.T. company has purchased two barges at Montreal. They will be brought to Kingston and be placed on the Kingston foundry ways to receive new sterns.

p.8 Made Record Time - The M.T. company made a record in the unloading of the steamer Fairmount, with its 90,000 bushels of grain, the work being done in four hours.

The steamer Business passed on her way from Erie to Montreal, with coal. The steamer Canadian cleared from the cereal works for Fort William.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1908