The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1909

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Prescott, June 17th - J. Dubrule, jr., of this place, bought the passenger ferry licenses, yesterday, from the Canadian Pacific Car and Passenger Transfer Co., of Ogdensburg and Prescott.

The new ferry boat, the steamer "Miss Vandenburg," ordered by the C.P.C & P.C. Co., is expected here in a few days. When she arrives Prescott will have a new staunch steel double end ferry boat, with main and promenade deck cabins, with acccommodation for 400 passengers, also space for package freight and for six horses and rigs or autos. It will be equipped with the most modern type of engines of 180 horse power, using kerosen for fuel, so fed as to be smokeless, and will be lighted with electricity.

The people of Ogdensburg and Prescott have had to put up with a disgraceful old tub for many years.



The steamer Dundurn is due up tonight from Montreal.

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

The steamer Missisquoi was here on her regular trip from Rockport.

The steamer St. Lawrence cleared for Clayton, N.Y. at nine o'clock this morning.

The schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego today after unloading coal at Swift's.

The government tug Lisgar arrived from Sorel, Quebec, on her way to Toronto.

The schooner Acacia arrived from Oswego, Thursday morning, with coal for Anglin's.

The tug Bronson towed the new yacht Azure ? from Montreal on her way to Toronto.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared today for Oswego and will load coal for Booth's.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Bartlett from Fairhaven, one coal barge; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with four grain barges.

The steam yacht Verona, owned by a Pittsburgher living among the Thousand Islands, is in the dry dock for inspection by an expert of Inland Lloyds.

Capt. Daryaw arrived back from Charlotte after taking over the schooner Kitchen for his son, Capt. Henry Daryaw is on the sick list. It is expected that Henry will be around again in a few days.

p.6 Gananoque, June 17th- ...The coal schooner Briton cleared light for Oswego yesterday for another load....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1909