The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1909

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p.1 Latest News - The severance of arrangements between the Canadian Lake and Ocean Navigation company and the Canadian Lake Transportation company, is reported.



The Welland canal opens tomorrow.

The steamer Kinmount will undergo repairs at the dry dock at Detroit.

I. Charlebois, steward on the tug Trudeau, has arrived from Montreal to take up his duties.

The schooner New Dominion cleared at nine o'clock, Wednesday morning, for Oswego, to load coal for Sowards'.

The steamer Aletha made her regular trip from Picton on Tuesday afternoon. She arrived here again this morning.

The steamer Islander will go down to Clayton on her regular river trip on Friday. She has undergone extensive repairs at the government drydock.

The schooner Clara cleared for Fairport today with a cargo of ice.

The tugs Reserve and Scout, windbound, yesterday, are at work today in this district.

The young man named Rand, who was injured by a fall in the steamer Sharples, has completely recovered, and is on duty again. He was not so seriously injured as at first reported.

The repairs to Cataraqui swing bridge have not yet been completed. The work has been rushed along as speedily as possible, but there has been considerable work to do, and it was stated, today, that the work might not be completed until tonight. The accident has put the people living on the other side of the bridge to a great deal of inconvenience.

The steamer Stranger made her first trip of the season this afternoon. Capt. George Hammond gave the vessel a thorough overhauling, and the little steamer of "The People's Line" is now looking spick and span. William Dunnigan has been secured as first engineer, and Edgar Birch as purser. The Stranger will carry freight, and today, on her first trip, she had quite a cargo.

p.8 Could Not Get Away - The Kingston schooners reported as clearing today, could not get away, as the insurance companies refused to take the risk until April 15th, and as a result the boats will not clear for another day.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1909