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

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p.1 Lock Masters In Charge - Ottawa, June 18th - The disabling of the Soo canal in a few minutes by an engineer's mistake has caused the department of canals to consider precautions that will make such an accident impossible again. It is proposed not to allow vessels to pass in or out of the locks under their own steam, but to place them absolutely in control of the lock masters. The recommendation has not yet been submitted for official consideration.

Gananoque, June 18th - ....The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived yesterday with a cargo...



The steamer Jeska cleared for Oswego.

The schooners Maize and Suffel cleared for Charlotte today.

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

The barge Bella is being loaded with grain at Richardsons' for Montreal.

The yacht Azare, owned by Gooderham Bros., cleared for Toronto today.

The steambarge Sowards arrived today from Oswego with coal for Crawford's.

The steambarge Kenirving arrived from Rideau river points on her way to Oswego.

The steambarge John Randall, coal laden, from Oswego, cleared for Smith's Falls.

The steamer Dundurn, due down tonight from Hamilton, with passengers and freight.

M.T. Co.: tug Thomson up with two light barges, cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; steamer Acadian, grain laden, from Fort William, lightered on her way to Montreal; tug Glide up with two barges.

Editorial on the meeting in Toronto to push for Welland canal deepening.

p.5 To Enlarge Canal - Toronto, June 18th - organization of boards of trade formed to lobby government to deepen Welland canal.

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