The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1909

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p.1 Barge Canal Work - $12,000,000 spent on Erie canal.

p.5 Motor Boat Races - held at Kingston Yacht Club.

p.6 Aletha Not Damaged - The steamer Aletha, which ran aground some time ago and which was hauled out on the Hepburn ways at Picton this week, was found to be without a scratch on her hull as the result of the accident. Some minor repairs were made to the engine while the boat was pulled out, and it now is as good as new.


The government boat Scout is in port.

The schooner Maize cleared for Charlotte.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived, light, from Charlotte.

The steambarge Mary Louise will clear for canal ports with general freight.

Charters were made in Chicago, yesterday, for 80,000 bushels of corn at 1 5/8 c. to Buffalo.

The barge Condor, undergoing repairs at the government dry dock, cleared this morning.

The schooner Cornelia cleared for Charlotte with a cargo of feldspar. She will load coal at that port for Collins Bay.

It is expected that the steamer Grecian, sunk in Thunder Bay, will be raised in a day or two. The wreck rests in an upright position.

Swift's. wharf: steamer North King down and up today; steamer Caspian down and up Sunday; steamer Dundurn down Friday night.

The ore shipment for August exceeded 7,000,000 tons, the largest in the history of the trade. Of this Duluth, Two Harbors and Superior alone shipped 5,611,006 tons.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; steamer Westmount will arrive tonight from Fort William, with 120,000 bushels of oats.

Sept. 6, 1909

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1909