The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1908

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p.1 Latest News - Captain McAvoy, an old lake navigator, and lately proprietor of the Queen's hotel, St. Catharines, is dead.



The yacht Sport was here yesterday, and cleared for Rideau river ports.

The steamer Columbia will reach here Sunday from Conneaut with coal for Montreal.

The steamer Nevada, loaded with grain from Fort William, was in port this morning, on the way to Montreal.

The steambarge Waterlily was at Folger's wharf this morning, unloading freight, on her up trip from Montreal.

The steamer Simla reported aground in Lake Superior has been released and is proceeding to Kingston.

The steamer India, with 11,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William, arrived at Richardsons' on her way to Montreal.

The steamer Alexandria did not arrive at Folger's, word having been received that she was held up at Coteau Lake, owing to a breakdown in the machinery.

Swift's: steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Belleville down today, two days late; steamer City of Ottawa up this morning, two days late; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa today.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Turret Crown arrived from Fort William with 72,000 bushels of wheat; the schooner Katie Eccles arrived from Pickering with 8,000 bushels of barley; the steamer Windsor cleared for the Welland canal with two barges; the steamer Howe cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago.

Lake Ontario Lighthouse Steamer - Sorel, Que., Oct. 3rd - A steamer built for lighthouse service on Lake Ontario was launched here. The vessel, which is of steel throughout, is 115 feet long and 25 feet wide.

p.8 Presentation on Str. Toronto - A pleasant affair took place this week on the steamer Toronto, when Capt. Booth on behalf of the officers and men, in a few well chosen words presented Dr. "Harry" Dunlop, the genial baggage man for several years, with a solid gold watch on the eve of his departure for the west to enter a hospital as house surgeon. "Harry" is one of Queen's brightest graduates of this year, and the best wishes of his friends will go with him in his chosen profession.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1908