The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1908

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On Her Way Down.

Detroit, Mich., Sept. 30th - It is expected the steamer Arthur Orr, of the Duluth and Canada line, which was on Bois Blanc Island, near Cheboygan, will come on down the lakes today. She lay in Duncan's Bay yesterday, while the lighter was replacing the twenty-five thousand bushels of corn which were lightered in releasing her.


Port Colborne, Sept. 30th - The steamer Prince Rupert, with barge Ceylon in tow, left here last night at seven o'clock for Toledo. When she was opposite Morgan's Point the tow line broke and the barge Ceylon drifted down to Second Point, two miles below here, and is now anchored on the point in about nine feet of water. Tugs have gone to her assistance but, as yet, cannot get near the Ceylon. The wind is blowing fresh from the south.

Was Heavily Fined - Belleville, Sept. 30th - Capt. Roys, of the steamer Aletha, was, this morning, fined $175 and costs for taking his boat to Cobourg last summer without permission. He had only a bay and river permit. Three charges of overloading were dismissed.

News of District - The steambarge John Ralph, formerly the Resolute, and consort, both coal laden, are ashore near the red buoy, Massassaga Park.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Missisquoi had a rough trip up from the islands today.

The steamer Ames touched here today on her way to Montreal, grain laden from Fort William.

The steamer New Island Wanderer came around the foot of the island today, on her way from Cape Vincent, owing to the heavy wind.



The steamer Stranger will carry pressed hay from Wolfe Island to Kingston.

The schooner Jamieson cleared Wednesday morning, light, for Oswego, to load coal for Folger's.

The steambarge Kenirving and schooner Trade Wind, wind bound a couple of days, cleared for Oswego Wednesday morning.

Swift's: steamer Belleville, west this morning; steamer Aletha from bay points; schooner Cornelia, unloading coal from Oswego.

The schooner Ford River cleared Wednesday morning with a cargo of feldspar for Charlotte. The schooner was towed out by the steamer Stranger.

The steambarge Waterlily was at Folger's wharf Wednesday morning on the way to Montreal. F. Maund, of Kingston, is acting as purser on the Waterlily.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Turret Cape arrived from Fort William, with 70,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and will clear with four barges, grain laden.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Sep 1908