The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1908

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p.5 May Build A Canal - As Auxiliary of Georgian Bay Canal.

Pith of the News - The tug Ottawa, of the Reid Wrecking Co., has started the work of recovering the little Canadian steamer City of Mount Clemens, sunk in the ship canal, in Lake St. Clair, by the steamer Neilson, on Saturday night.

p.6 A Committee To Act - to decide whether local yacht club should become a Royal Yacht Club.


The steamer Wahcondah passed last night on the way west.

The sloop Maggie L. loaded wheat at Richardsons' elevator and cleared for Glenora.

With several of the Kingston schooners laid up, it is beginning to be very quiet in local marine circles.

The steamer Brockville arrived at Swift's today with freight from the west. She went down the river after discharging part of her cargo.

The steamer Dundee, with flax seed, and the steamer Stormount, with wheat, are expected to arrive at the M.T. Co.'s elevator from Fort William today.

Swift's: steamer Wahcondah up Monday night; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Dundurn up tonight; schooner Cornelia cleared for Sodus for coal.

Capt. Charles Chambers returned from his trip on the schooner Kitchen. "Charlie" cannot see his way clear to give up sailing entirely, although he is now doing a rushing business with his dray.

Capt. Chauncey Daryeau and Capt. Henry Daryeau have returned from delivering the schooner Jamieson, which was sold, to the owner, Capt. McCullough, at Napanee. The Jamieson will be kept busy next season with local trade.

Held Up By Fog - only one steamer passed down through Soo because of weather.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1908