The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1909

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p.1 Gananoque, June 9th - ....The steambarge Water Lily, coal-laden, arrived yesterday morning...



The tug Emerson arrived from Fairhaven with one coal barge.

The steamer Clarence and barge called on her way to Oswego.

The government boat Speedy went in the dry dock this morning.

The steamer Roberval loaded grain at Richardsons' yesterday, for Quebec.

The schooner J.B. Kitchen is at Richardsons', loading feldspar for Charlotte.

The steambarge Mary Louise arrived from Morton with slabs for Robert Crawford.

The steamer Dundee, with 80,000 bushels of wheat, lightened at M.T. Co.'s elevator and cleared for Montreal.

The steambarge Sowards cleared for Oswego. She was unloaded of her cargo of coal at Crawford's in eight and a half hours.

The new government steamer Simcoe was at Swift's, this morning, on her up trip to supply the lighthouses. The Simcoe is a new supply steamer built in England, and is now on her first trip. She is one of the finest steamers in the government service, and many were down to see her this morning. The steamer is for the Georgian Bay service, but will make her first trip visiting all the lighthouses on the lakes. She took on much produce here, including 150 barrels of oil.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1909