The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1909

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The schooner Keewatin is unloading coal from Oswego at Swift's.

The steamer Aletha made her regular run from bay points today.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from bay ports, with grain for Richardsons's elevator.

The schooner Kitchen cleared from the penitentiary with a cargo of stone for Toronto.

The steamer Florence arrived in port and is waiting to go on the government dry dock.

The steamer Admiral D. Porter arrived from Erie, with coal for the waterworks department.

A.R. Cornwall, attorney for Alexandria Bay, has been notified that the government will probably undertake to remove the hulk of the steamer Islander from the bay. The work will be done through the war department and an officer of the engineer corps will probably visit Alexandria Bay to look over the wreck.

M.T. Co.: steamer Westmount and barge Quebec, from Fort William at midnight, 140,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Morley, from Duluth, 65,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson cleared for Oswego with two barges; tug Bartlett will arrive tomorrow from Lake Erie with two coal barges; tug Emerson up, two barges, will clear tonight, with tug Thomson, with six grain barges, for Montreal.

p.8 In Favor of Davis Co. - The case of the Donnelly Wrecking company vs Davis & Sons, for $250 damages to the barge Grantham, which was in the Davis' dock when the gates were undermined by the high water, was decided in favor of the defendants by Judge Price.

Incidents of the Day - The schooner Acacia is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

The steamer Parthia came out of Davis' dry dock last evening.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1909