The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1909

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p.1 Pith of the News - The schooner Maxwell, Port Hope, was wrecked at the Cleveland breakwater.



Received Up To Sept. 1st As Last Year.

Up to September 1st there had been received at the port of Kingston by vessels coming through the canals, 1,376,499 bushels of grain. It is not one-half the amount received up to the same time last year, when a record amount of grain was received here. During the next three months, there may be possibly 2,500,000 or 3,000,000 bushels received. The total for this year will not be more than half of the total received at the elevators here last year, when about 15,000,000 bushels were registered by the local canal tolls collector.

On September 1st there had been received at this port since the opening of navigation, 11,618 tons of coal and 1,824 tons of iron ore.

Marine Notes.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport today.

The steambarge Kenirving passed on her way to Oswego with lumber.

The barge Condor, of the M.T. Co., went on the government dry dock today.

Swift's: the steamer North King was down and up, today, calling at Swift's.

The steamer Havana cleared for Erie after discharging coal at the locomotive works.

The launch of the R. & O. steamer Rochester is to take place on Saturday at Detroit.

The ferry Bluebell cleared from the government dry dock at five o'clock this morning, for Toronto.

The steamer Dunelin passed up yesterday, on her way to Belleville, to load cement for Fort William.

M.T. Co.: steamer Kinmount cleared for Lake Superior; tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with one grain barge and one coal barge; steamer Fairmount, from Duluth, on her way to Montreal with a cargo of oil cake.

p.5 Pith of the News - The steamer Miss Vandenberg, the newferry boat in service between Prescott and Ogdensburg, has arrived from Wilmington, Delaware.

p.8 The Race Is Off - Watertown Yacht Club will be unable to race their yacht Crescent against the Kathleen for the George cup on Labor day; race was to be held at Cape Vincent.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1909