The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1908

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Boat To Be Sold.

Oswego, Nov. 21st - The schooner-barge Ashland, of the Galvin Transportation company, that has been engaged in carrying pulpwood between Ha Ha Bay and Oswego the past season for the Battle Island Paper company, has been taken possession of by Attorney George N. Burt, representing the Hinds Lumber company, Chicago, mortgagees in foreclosure proceedings, and the sale thereunder is advertised for December 3rd at the court house in this city. There is a balance of $6,000 due on the purchase price of the barge. The Ashland is in the East Cove, where she is unloading pulpwood, and where she will go into winter quarters.



The steamer Niagara arrived at Folger's wharf last night from Montreal with freight. She will be laid up for the season at Picton.

The tug Bartlett arrived from Montreal with three barges for the M.T. company, and cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

The steamer Dundurn passed on her way to Montreal today.

The steamer Donnelly has returned from Picton with the old schooner Burton, raised in the harbor there. The schooner is lying near the government dry dock and will probably undergo repairs.

The schooner Tradewind started out on Friday on what was to be her last trip of the season but owing to the unfavorable weather returned after making the Point, and will be laid up for the winter.

Swift's: steamer Belleville will clear for the west on her last trip of the season, Sunday night, and will be laid up in Toronto; steamer Aletha cleared for Belleville today; schooner Cornelia cleared for Oswego.

p.4 Gananoque, Nov. 21st - ...The coal schooner Britton (sic - Briton) arrived on Thursday evening, with a cargo for the Scranton Coal company.

p.5 Releasing A Barge - Amherstburg, Nov. 21st - Heavy seas are delaying the wreckers in their work of releasing the barge Stewart from South-East Shoal. The Stewart's deck load of lumber has been taken off but the vessel could not be freed, even after this was done. It will be necessary to remove some of the lumber from the hold of the barge. The steamer Bueil is waiting here for the barge.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1908