The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1909

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The steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Major Ferry cleared today for Sodus.

The government boat Scout called at the dry dock yesterday.

The steamer Sowards arrived at Crawford's with coal from Charlotte.

The steamer Cardinal and barge were in port yesterday on the way to Oswego.

The steamer Georgetown, which ran aground near Morrisburg, was released yesterday and proceeded on her way to Niagara Falls, with her cargo of pulp wood.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn up Wednesday; steamer Brockville to Picton today; steamer North King down and up today; steamer Seguin up today from Montreal to Fort William.

The steamer Van Allen, a familiar figure among eastern craft for many years, has been sold to the Lake Coast Trading company, Port Arthur. The same company bought the steamer Niagara at Toronto in the spring.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson up, one light barge; tug Thomson up, two barges; steamer Rosemount from Fort William, 62,000 bushels of wheat, will clear tonight for Chicago; tug Thomson will clear for Montreal with two barges.

p.4 Gananoque, Aug. 5th - ....The coal schooner Briton pulled into Gananoque river yesterday with a cargo for the Toronto Bolt & Forging Co. The coal schooner Horace Taber is undergoing repairs at the Rathbun wharf.

p.6 Busy Wolfe Island - ...The earnings of the steamer Wolfe Islander for the month of July were $1,470. Her special trips for the same month amounted to $95, which speaks well for her energetic captain....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Aug 1909