The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1909

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p.1 Pith of the News - The steamer Pontiac was sunk in collision in the St. Clair river.


The steamer Wahcondah passed up this morning.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Fairhaven.

The M.T. Co.'s barge Selkirk is in the government drydock.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Charlotte with a cargo of feldspar.

The schooner Maggie L. arrived from bay ports with grain for Richardson's elevator.

The schooner Horace Taber, coal-laden, from Oswego, passed on her way to Gananoque.

The government boat Scout is in port. She did not put out today, owing to the rough weather.

The Rutland Transit company, Ogdensburg, has decided to have two new steel steamers built, to be ready to go in commission at the opening of navigation next season. The boats will cost close to $300,000, and will ply between Ogdensburg and Chicago. The company will then have six steel and five wooden boats in its fleet. The new boats will likely be built at Lorrain, O.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Rosemount and barge Ungava, from Fort William, 151,000 bushels of wheat; steamer India, from Fort William, 46,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Canadian is due from Fort William on Thursday with grain; the tug Bartlett cleared for Lake Erie ports, with barges Dunmore and Valencia, and will load coal; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with four grain barges; steamer Rosemount and Ungava will clear tonight for Fort William.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1909