The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1909

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The steambarge Ida E. will clear tonight for Oswego.

The steamer Aletha was at Swift's today from bay points.

The steamer Argyle will go out on a trial trip on Thursday.

The steamer Scout left this morning to place gas buoys up the Bay of Quinte.

Next week two additional gas buoys will be placed in Kingston harbor, one on the Myles' shoal and the other on the Penitentiary shoal.

The steamer Mount Stephen, loaded 100,000 bushels of oats at Fort William for Richardsons' elevator. She is due in Kingston on Thursday.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's last night, on her way to Montreal. While here she took on 299 boxes of cheese. Her cargo consisted of over 2,000 boxes of cheese.

The steamer Missisquoi arrived from Rockport and intermediate ports today, on the first trip of the season. The steamer will make regular trips on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of each week, during the summer.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon, which went aground in a storm near Charlotte last fall, and which was raised, arrived in port yesterday afternoon, and the genial captain, William Patterson, was given a warm welcome by his fellow mariners. The Lydon will go on the dry-dock for repairs, and will then carry coal to Kingston.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson up, three barges, cleared for Montreal with two grain-laden barges; steamer Dundee, from Fort William, 78,500 bushels of wheat; steamer Sowards from Oswego with coal; schooner Katie Eccles from bay ports, grain; steamer Glenmount called on her way to Fort William; steamer Bothnia called on her way from Three Rivers to Niagara Falls, pulpwood.

p.4 Gananoque, May 18th - ...The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived here, yesterday, with another cargo for Taylor & Green....

p.8 Bright Future Sure - for Snug Harbor, the Sailors' Home; anniversary services to celebrate the clearing of the debt; James S. Potter, the sailor's missionary, started it five years ago.

Day's Episodes - The schooner Suffell cleared this afternoon for Oswego, N.Y., and will load coal for Crawford.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1909