The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1909

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p.8 The schooner Ford River will load feldspar at Richardson's, on Monday, for Charlotte.


The steamer Aletha made her regular trip from bay points today.

The sloop Mary Louise cleared for Rideau canal ports with freight.

The steambarge Ida E. cleared for Oswego to load coal for Kingston.

The schooner Keewatin cleared from Swift's on Friday for Sodus, N.Y.

The schooner Suffel has arrived at Collins Bay with coal from Oswego.

The schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego and will load coal for Kingston.

The tug Frontenac is loading withs at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf today.

One hundred and eighty-three thousand bushels of wheat arrived for Richardsons' elevator on Friday.

The steambarges John Randall and Kenirving arrived from Smith's Falls, on their way to Oswego to load coal.

The steamer Alexandria arrived at Folger's wharf at 10:30 o'clock last night, from Montreal, and discharged considerable freight for Kingston dealers.

The steamer Canadian was unloaded of her cargo of wheat at Richardsons' elevator at 4 o'clock this morning, and immediately cleared for Toronto. Work was then commenced on the steamer Edmonton, and will be completed by midnight tonight. The Edmonton will then clear for Hamilton.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Rosemount, from Fort William, 108,000 bushels of oats, and barge Quebec, with 60,000 bushels of wheat; tug Bronson up, three barges, cleared for Montreal with three barges; steamer Westmount and barge Ungava cleared for Fort William.

The M.T. Co. had quite a rush of grain this week, the figures going to show that 800,000 bushels arrived from Fort William. The vessels are certainly making up for the lost time in the opening of the season, and from now on to the end of the season, it is expected that there will be a big rush of grain for Kingston.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1909