The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1909

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p.1 The Board of Trade - discusses Welland Canal enlargement.

Gananoque, May 5th - ....The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived Tuesday morning, and cleared light for Oswego for another cargo.



The steambarges Rand and Kenirving cleared for Oswego to load coal.

The schooner Britton, loading feldspar at Richardsons', cleared for Charlotte.

The steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego, and will load coal there for Smith's Falls.

The steamer Omaha will clear today for Oswego and the steamer Acadian will clear for the upper lakes.

The steambarge Ida E. arrived from Oswego with coal for Anglin's. The Ida E. is Capt. Grant Horne's new vessel.

The schooner Acacia, which arrived yesterday from Oswego, is unloading her cargo of 300 tons of coal at R. Crawford's.

Report from Toronto says that the schooner St. Louis, sunk near Toronto Island, will be raised. Work will be commenced at once.

At the M.T. Co.'s offices these arrivals were reported: steamer Omaha from Milwaukee with 50,500 bushels of corn; steamer Acadian from Fort William, 78,000 bushels of wheat; tug Bartlett from Montreal, four light barges.

p.4 Yacht Club Races - events arranged for Victoria Day.



Newboro, May 4th - Navigation on the Rideau opened on May 1st. The steamer Westport, which has been in the cut here all winter, cleared for Seeley's Bay, in command of Capt. W. Brooker. The steamer Edmund and barge Columbia, which also wintered here, and underwent considerable repairs, went to Bedford Mills, in charge of Capt. Campbell. The steambarge Kenirving, with coal from Oswego, passed down to Smith's Falls. The steamer Rideau King passed down this afternoon. Water in the lakes in this vicinity has risen rapidly during the last few weeks, and is now considerably the average height...

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1909