The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1908

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p.5 Georgian Bay Canal - Ottawa, Oct. 20th - to be begun immediately after completion of N.T.R.

Incidents of the Day - Marinemen who came across the lake yesterday stated that the smoke was very bad, almost as bad as that experienced some few weeks ago.

p.7 Coffer Dam Completed - work on Trent canal progressing favorably.



The steamer Kenirving arrived light from Smith's Falls.

The steamer Dundurn passed on her way to Montreal on Monday night.

The steambarge Navajo will undergo some repairs at Davis' dry dock.

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

The steambarge John Randall is making the Rideau trip but cannot get all the way down on account of the low water.

The steamer Alexandria and steambarge Waterlily, on the way to Montreal, discharged freight at Folger's wharf on Monday night.

Richardsons' elevator: The steamer Glengarry, loaded with corn and oats, and cleared for Quebec; the steamer Cataract is loading grain for Montreal.

Mr. Hutchison, purchaser of the steamer Argyle, is to take the steamer to Toronto, though until the liquidator is paid the vessel will remain in his hands.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Edmonton, grain-laden, from Fort William, is due today; the tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with three barges, and will clear for that port with three barges.

Late Marine Notes.

The steamer Corona passed on her way up from Montreal, this afternoon; the schooner Jamieson cleared for Oswego to load coal for Anglin's; the steamer Kenirving cleared for Oswego to load coal for Swift's; the schooner Ford River cleared for Fairhaven to load coal for Richardsons'.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Oct 1908