The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1908

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The steambarge John Randall cleared for Washburn with grain.

The steamer Van Allen, in the government dry dock, will clear for Fairhaven to load coal for Toronto.

Swift's: steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Belleville due down; schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego for coal.

Richardsons' elevator: The steambarge Navajo arrived light from Montreal; the sloop

Maggie L. arrived from bay ports with grain; the steamer Prince Rupert cleared for Fort William.

M.T. company's elevator: The steamer Meaford arrived from Duluth with 90,000 bushels of wheat; the steamer George R. Crowe from Duluth, with 74,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Acadian from Fort William, 77,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Norwalk cleared for the upper ports; the tug Bartlett cleared for Montreal with three barges, and tug Mary P. Hall cleared with three; steamer Fairmount and barge Melrose due today from the west; steamers Melford and Crowe clear for the upper lakes.

p.5 News of the World - The lower end of the new 800 foot wide Canadian channel, at Bar Point, which is used by upbound vessels, is completed, and the Lake Carriers' Association has arranged with the Canadian marine department for the installation of two acetylene gas buoys at the lower end where the ships enter the channel from Lake Erie.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1908