The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1909

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p.4 Built In Canada - The new steamship Hamonic is being widely praised as among the stuanchest, best equipped and finest on the upper lakes. It was built in a Canadian yard, and without a government subsidy. The latter fact is not the least notable of all that are alluded to. It means that where men of courage and means are combined big things can be done in Canada on a business basis. [Montreal Gazette]



The schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport this morning.

The barge Mamie is at Richardsons' elevator loading grain for Montreal.

The schooner Ford River is loading feldspar at Richardsons' for Charlotte.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf, last night, on her regular trip to Montreal.

H.S. Folger's yacht Ramona is still undergoing repairs, and will not go down the river for some time yet.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Rosemount from Fort William with 80,000 bushels of flax seed and wheat; tug Glide from Montreal with one barge; tug Emerson from Montreal with three light barges; tug Bartlett cleared for Charlotte with two coal barges; steamer Rosemount will clear for Buffalo to load coal for Fort William; tug Glide cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; steamer Advance will arrive Sunday on her way from Montreal to Fort William.

p.7 Essential To Canada - To Have Command of the Great Lakes - discusses war of 1812 naval operations.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jun 1909