The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1909

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The steambarge Ida E. is tied up at the Portsmouth pier.

The schooner Marshall loaded stone at the penitentiary and cleared for Fort William.

The steamer Dundee cleared for Belleville and will load cement there for Fort William.

The steamer Windsor cleared for Oswego to load coal for Port Arthur and at that port will load oats for Montreal.

Swift's: steamer Caspian down and up today; steamer Stranger to Gananoque today; steamer Dundurn down today; steamer City of Ottawa down today.

It is said that the new steamer building at Detroit for the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company will be named the Rochester. She is smaller than the steamers Toronto or Kingston.

p.5 Kingston Boats Did Well - in cruising race from Trenton to Forester Island - details.

p.8 Steamer America Busy - yesterday took 600 on excursion from Ogdensburg to Thousand Islands; today brought 200 people from river points to city, and tomorrow takes Picton excursion to Cape Vincent.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1909