The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Sep 1909

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p.1 Gananoque, Sept. 21st - ....The coal schooner Briton arrived yesterday morning with a cargo for the Toronto Bolt & Forging Co.

p.2 Waterworks' Affairs - ....A plan was submitted by the city engineer showing repairs needed by the waterworks' wharves and showing how gasoline boat-houses could be built upon that portion of the property occupied by the Donnelly Wrecking company. Thirty two boat houses could be constructed for $3,850. The net income to be derived from the revenue would be $1,145 a year.....Ald. Craig said that the city was making nothing by renting the wharf to the Donnelly Wrecking company and that boat houses would yield a revenue of twenty per cent on the investment. Ald. Hoag said there was no doubt the scheme looked good, and that the boat houses could be rented....


The steamer Plummer passed up last night.

The steamer Caspian makes her last trip from Charlotte next Sunday.

The tug Bartlett arrived from North Fairhaven, with barge Melrose, loaded with coal.

The steamer Victoria arrived from Brockville, and has gone in the Kingston foundry dock.

The schooner Katie Eccles, well known in local marine circles, is reported ashore at Newcastle. She had a cargo of coal from Oswego.

p.5 The steamer Victoria, of Brockville, is receiving repairs in Davis' dry dock.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Sep 1909