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

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The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport today.

The steamer McCormick is at Davis' dry dock, undergoing repairs.

The steamer Ames passed up and the steamer Plummer down today.

The steambarge Westport cleared for Belleville, and will load cement there for canal ports.

Swift's: steamer North King down and up today; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal.

A barge arrived at Richardsons' elevator, with damaged grain from the steamer Glengarry, sunk in the Lachine canal. Another barge, loaded with grain from that vessel, is expected tomorrow.

M.T. Co.: tug Thomson cleared light for Dickinson's Landing, and will tow barge Harrison, loaded with pulp wood to Kingston; steamer Rosemount cleared from Chicago at 3 p.m. Monday, loaded with wheat for Kingston.

p.8 Meet In Combat - Alexandria Bay, Aug. 23rd - fight between captains and crews of rival steamboat lines - steamer St. Lawrence, Capt. Kendall, of Folger line, and yacht Castanet, Capt. Walter Visger, of Visger line; fire hose used. (1/2 column) [Syracuse, N.Y., Post-Standard]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Aug 1909