The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1909

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p.7 Deseronto, May 26th - ...Schooner Theodore Voges left on Tuesday for Oswego with lumber. Schooner Echo cleared on Wednesday for North Fairhaven with cedar posts. The steamer Brockville was on the ways, having broken her wheel. E.E. Horsey, general manager of the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Steamboat company, was in town on Wednesday to see about repairs of the stern bearings of the steamer Aletha, which is on the ways at the shipyard.....



The schooner Ford River is unloading coal from Sodus at the locomotive works.

The steamer Dundurn passed up, Wednesday night, with passengers and freight.

The schooners Keewatin, Cornelia and steambarge City of New York are due at Swift's today with coal.

The steamer Brockville was in port today from Brockville. She is for charter for the summer.

The steamer Macassa left the government dry dock on Thursday morning, after having a new wheel shipped. The steamer Modjeska, sister ship to the above, is expected down for the same purpose. These two steamers ply between Hamilton and Toronto.

On Saturday evening the steamer North King, in command of Capt. Jarrell, will leave for Charlotte, N.Y., on its first trip of the season., going directly across the lake. Saturday night it comes back, by way of the Bay of Quinte, and on Sunday morning proceeds from Kingston on its regular trip to Alexandria Bay.

M.T. Co.: tug Bronson from Montreal with two light barges; steamer Westmount, from Fort William, with 77,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Prince Rupert, from Fort William, with 90,000 bushels of wheat; steamers Westmount and Prince Rupert cleared for Fort William; steamer Kinmount cleared for Belleville, to load cement for Fort William.

The new steamer Navarch, of the dominion fisheries department, was in port on Wednesday. The steamer coaled at Soward's coal yard and went on to Gananoque this morning. She will return tonight. The new boat is one of the finest craft seen around here in some time. She was purchased in Detroit and brought down by Capt. Esford. Capt. Hunter, of the department, was on board the steamer when she touched here.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1909