The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1909

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The steamer Plummer passed up today.

The steamer Cardinal and barge called on the way to Charlotte.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The steamer Havana arrived from Erie with coal for the locomotive works.

The steamer Bluebell, of Toronto, has arrived at the government dry dock for repairs.

The steamer America cleared this morning, with 200 passengers on an excursion to Iroquois.

The steamer Seguin passed up on her way to Belleville, where she will load cement for Fort William.

Swift's: steamer Aletha, from bay points today; steamer City of Montreal up Sunday from Montreal to Duluth; steamer Stranger for Gananoque.

At Ogdensburg the steamer Georgetown called on her way to Kingston. Her captain, Ralph Gleason, was taken ill and had to be removed from the ship to the hospital.

M.T. Co.: The tug Emerson arrived from Charlotte with one coal barge and cleared for Belleville with the barge Hamilton, which will be loaded with cement for Fort William.

The hull of the steamer Parnell, burned several years ago, has been located near Squaw Island, in more than 200 feet of water. The Marine Salvage Company will endeavor to recover the 2,300 tons of hard coal in the hold.

The steamer Kingston did not make her regular trip down today, due to an injury to her air pump. On Saturday she ran only as far as Brockville, and was late leaving Kingston. She will take her regular run out of Toronto on Tuesday afternoon.

p.5 Day's Episodes - The ferry steamer Bluebell, of the Toronto Ferry company, arrived from Toronto on Saturday, and is waiting to go on the government dry-dock to have her hull scraped. The dock is occupied by one of the M.T. Co.'s barges.

p.8 News of World - The Reid Wrecking company, Sarnia, may get the contract for the raising of the sunken Canadian steamer Collingwood.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1909