The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1909

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p.1 Navigation News - Business of the Canals For Last Season - St. Lawrence route seems to be growing in favor; Canadian canal business increased; facts and figures.

p.7 Deseronto, May 20th - ...The schooner Isabella Reid is in port from Erie with a load of coal for the Marlbank Cement company. The schooner Lizzie Metzner cleared today for Port Milford with a load of box shooks.

Gananoque, May 20th - ....Captain William Lasha, Market street, in the employ of the marine department of the dominion government, is in Kingston this week engaged in taking soundings of the harbor....


Leaves Wolfe Island

Mon. 7:30 9:15 a.m. 1:00 3:00 p.m.

Tues. 7:30 9:15 a.m. 1:00 3:00 p.m.

Wed. 7:30 9:15 a.m. 1:00 3:00 p.m.

Thurs. Breakey's Bay

6:30 9:30 1:00 p.m.

Fri. 7:30 9:15 a.m. 1:00 3:00 p.m.

Sat. 8:00 9:15 a.m. 1:00 2:30 p.m.

Sun. 9:00 12:30 3:00 p.m.


Mon. 8:30 11:30 a.m. 2:00 4:30 p.m.

Tues. 8:30 11:30 2:00 4:30 p.m.

Wed. 8:30 11:30 2:00 4:30 p.m.

Thurs. 8:30 12:30 p.m. 3:00 7:00 p.m.

Breakey's Bay and Halliday's & Walker's, 3:00 p.m.

Fri. 8:30 11:30 a.m. 2:00 4:30 p.m.

Sat. 8:30 11:30 a.m. 2:00 4:30 p.m.

Sun. 9:30 a.m. 1:15 3:30 p.m.

Sat. - Special trip to Simcoe Island and Spoor's dock at 2 p.m.

Time Table subject to change without notice.

Boat calls at Garden Island going to and from Kingston.



The tug Meteor was in port, today, on her way to Cardinal, where she has been purchased by parties there.

The steamer Mount Stephen arrived from Fort William today with 110,000 bushels of wheat and oats, for Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Nevada called, yesterday, on her way west. She had on board one of the largest cargoes of package freight ever known to pass this way.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn west Wednesday; steamer Bickerdike west Wednesday, taking on 600 cases of Orange Meat for Winnipeg; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; steamer Aletha from bay points; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal.

The steambarge Ida E. arrived from Charlotte with a cargo of coal for the M.T. Co. Capt. Grant Horne made a quick trip. He cleared Tuesday night, and early Wednesday night was at the M.T. company's wharf. That's the kind of trips the captains like to make.

There is no delay in getting to work at unloading the grain vessels when they reach Kingston. The steamer Mount Stephen arrived at Richardsons' elevator, this morning, about ten o'clock, and inside of five minutes the elevator was in full swing, unloading the steamer of its cargo of 100,000 bushels of wheat and oats.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1909