The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1908

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The steambarge John Randall will load grain for Washburn at Richardsons'.

The schooner Cornelia will clear for Sodus Point to load coal for Swift's.

The steamer Simla is expected at Richardsons' today with grain from Fort William.

The schooner Trade Wind will clear for Howe Island to discharge part of her cargo of coal.

The steamer America went to Prescott today to carry a party of students on a trip among the Thousand Islands.

The steamer Donnelly and barge Grantham returned from Morrisburg after releasing the steamer Kitchen, which went aground.

The steamer Stormont (sic) passed at five o'clock this morning on her way to Montreal from Fort William with 98,000 bushels of grain.

Swift's: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa this morning; steamer Aletha from bay points today; schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego to load coal.

M.T. Co.: The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with three barges, and cleared for Montreal with four barges; the steamer Doric arrived from Fort William with 72,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer Rosedale cleared for Prescott with part of her cargo.

p.4 Gananoque, Oct. 8th - The coal schooner Clara arrived from Oswego last evening with a cargo.... The coal schooner Horace Taber, Capt. Frank Barnhart, arrived on Wednesday evening with a cargo.

p.5 Pith of the News - The steamer Ohl has been released from her position across the channel at the Dyke in the Soo river. The captain of the Ohl (Oh!)? reports that she is not injured.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1908