The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1909

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p.1 Gananoque, June 25th - ....The coal schooner Britton is unloading a cargo for the Scranton Coal company.



The tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with one light barge.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from bay ports with grain for Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Kenirving passed on her way from Oswego to Smith's Falls with coal.

Swift's: steamer Aletha, from bay points; steamer Stranger from Gananoque.

The steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego and will load coal for Smith's Falls.

The steamer Pierrepont was on the Cape run today, the steamer America bringing an excursion from Alexandria Bay and intermediate points.

The steamer Haddington was reported ashore near Morrisburg, yesterday, on her way down to Montreal grain-laden. She was released but suffered a broken rudder and was today towed to Prescott by the tugs Bartlett and Glide, of the M.T. Co.

The Steamer Caspian.

The steamer Caspian commences her regular trips from Charlotte on Saturday. After that date there will be a boat down every day. The Caspian made her first trip of the season on Thursday evening, when she took about twenty people on a moonlight excursion down the river. The steamer has been refitted this year and is better than ever. Captain William Bloomfield is in command; W. Burgard first officer and George Clapp second officer. The chief engineer is D.I. Leslie; second engineer, S. Ashie; purser, H.W. Hare, and steward, W.E. Bennett.




American screw steamer, built in 1892, length 60 feet, breadth, 10 feet 5 inches, depth 4 feet 8 inches.

This steamer would make a fine private yacht or could be used as a ferry, having been in commission on the Prescott-Ogdensburg night and Sunday ferry for eight years past.

This steamer will be sold cheap. For full information apply

J. DUBRULE, JR., Prescott, Ont.



Official No. 80690, Port of Registry, Prescott; British steam screw, built in 1881, thoroughly rebuilt in 1895, and again in 1905, length 182 feet, breadth 30 feet, depth in hold 10 feet. Two high pressure engines, 2 cylinders, 20 inch stroke, 150 horse power. Registered tonnage 268.82.

This steamer will be sold at a bargain. For full information apply

J. DUBRULE, JR., Prescott, Ont.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1909