The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1909

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p.1 Ogdensburg Dredge - Ogdensburg, June 24th - The dredge Denver, the largest of its kind in the world and the only one of the type in this country, owned by the Daly & Hannan company, of this city, is doing remarkable work in Boston harbor, where it is now raising over 8,000 cubic yards of mud and clay from the bottom of the sea every day. The boat is 222 feet in length, with 37 feet beam and a draft of 14 feet.... (details)

On A Long Journey - Ogdensburg, June 24th - Capt. David Lyon received a telegram from Wilmington, Del., stating that the new ferry boat, Miss Vandenburg, has left that port on the long journey around the coast to Ogdensburg, where it will go into commission on the route between this city and Prescott. With good weather the officials of the ferry company expect the boat will arrive in this city by July 20st.



The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport today.

The sloop Ariadne arrived from Wolfe Island with pressed hay.

The fog was very heavy again last night and boats were delayed.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards'.

The schooner Acacia arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

The government boat Speedy cleared for Toronto, and had a scow in tow.

The steamer Roberval is loading corn and oats at Richardsons' elevator for Quebec.

The steam barge Westport arrived from Seeley's Bay and is unloading bricks at the Royal Military College.

The steamer Rosedale arrived from Montreal yesterday and cleared for Belleville, to load cement for F.H. Williams (Fort William ?).

The steamer America will make an excursion trip from Alexandria Bay to Kingston tomorrow for the benefit of those wishing to see the Wild West show.

The government dredge Sir Richard has completed its contract with the locomotive works and went over to Garden Island this morning to finish the work there.

M.T. Co.: The tug Emerson, from Montreal, three light barges and one laden with lumber. Tug Bartlett from Charlotte, two coal barges for K. & P. railway cleared for Oswego with barge Hector, laden with lumber. Tug Emerson cleared light for Dickinson's Landing. Tug Mary, from Montreal, two light barges.

p.4 The Whirl In It - A formal application has been received from the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, Toronto, to enter the yacht Whirl in the George cup races, to be sailed here on Dominion Day, Thursday, July 1st.


Marine News.

The steamer Wassaga (Wasaga ?), grain laden from Fort William, passed this afternoon on her way to Montreal.

The steambarge Ida E. with lumber from Hull, arrived today on her way to Oswego.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jun 1909