The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1908

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p.1 Gananoque, Oct. 17th - ....The coal schooner Clara arrived Friday morning. This will be her last trip here this season.

p.4 The Dominion government light expert is installing a new vapor lamp at the Bois Blanc lighthouse. Similar lamps are being placed in the lights at Colchester, Pelee Island and Middle Ground, Lake Erie.



The steamer Westmount passed last night, on her way from Montreal to Fort William.

The steamer City of New York is at Richardsons' elevator, loading barley for Montreal.

The tug Edward (sic - Edmond ?) and barge Columbia arrived from Bedford Mills, with a cargo of wood for R. Crawford.

The schooner Charlie Marshall has arrived at Cobourg, and will be laid up for the season.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Conneaut with coal for Anglin's, to be delivered to Queen's College.

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

The steamers Reliance, Alexandria and Waterlily arrived at Folger's wharf, Friday night, from Montreal with freight.

The tug Frontenac arrived from Prescott with two light barges, which will be loaded with grain at Richardsons' elevator.

M.T. company's elevator: tug Emerson from Montreal, four barges; tug Bronson from Montreal, three barges; steamer Glenmount and barge Navajo due tonight from Fort William.

p.7 The patrol tug Owen, which has been stationed below Limekiln Crossing since early spring, has been a great help to the big steamers. There has been no trouble at the crossing with the single exception of the accident to the big barge that hit the dredge a few weeks ago.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1908