The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jul 1909

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July 27, 1909

p.8 Incidents of the Day - In crossing the lake on Saturday night the steamer Toronto had her windows on the starboard side smashed by the gale. The wind blew forty five miles an hour.


The schooner Bertha Kalkins cleared from the Grove Inn for Oswego.

The steambarge Mary Louise is loading cement at the Kingston and Pembroke wharf.

The steambarge Westport arrived from Seeley's Bay with a cargo of bricks.

The steambarge Ida E., loaded with lumber, passed on her way from Three Rivers to Oswego.

The schooner Cornelia arrived from Charlotte with coal for the Thousand Island Steamboat company.

The steambarge Navajo is tied up here, as the result of a broken shaft. She was towed here yesterday from Cape Vincent, by the tug Thomson.

Swift's: steamer Edmonton up Monday from Montreal for Fort William; steamer City of Ottawa up Monday; steamer Caspian down and up today.

At penitentiary wharf: schooner Maize cleared for Charlotte; schooner Marshall cleared for Cobourg with stone; steamer City of New York, which ran on an old pier, was released, and is loading stone.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Mary Ann Lydon from Oswego, coal; steamer Sowards from Fairhaven, coal; steambarge Mary Louise, from Gananoque, loading freight for canal points; schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego; steamer Missisquoi up today.

The steambarge Halcomb is at Richardsons', loading grain for Montreal.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: tug Bartlett from Oswego light, cleared for Montreal with barge, and will go on to Murray Bay; tug Emerson, from Oswego, two coal barges, cleared for Montreal; steamer Stormount cleared from McDonald's Cove for Fort William with cement; steamer Kinmount will arrive tonight, from Duluth, with grain.

Insurance On Caprice.

Capt. Cliff, representing the marine insurance companies, is here to adjust the loss on the gasoline yacht Caprice, destroyed by fire on Friday night at the government dry dock. There is $1,000 insurance, and it will take that amount to rebuild the Caprice. The burned vessel has been hauled out, and the work of rebuilding will be begun at once.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Jul 1909