The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1909

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p.4 Gananoque, Oct. 9th - The Scranton Coal company's schooner Briton has cleared light for Oswego for another cargo.

p.5 Started To Leak - Port Dalhousie, Oct. 9th - The steamer Mapleton, last night, struck the stone abutment between locks 24 and 25 and as a result started to leak. A diver is now at work on her and expects to have the damage repaired within a couple of hours, when the boat will proceed on her way down the canal.

Wolfe Island, Oct. 7th - a petition being circulated by Capt. Cole Hinckley for signatures to have the Wolfe Island canal dredged.



Steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport today.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is at R. Crawford's discharging a cargo of coal from Oswego.

There was a heavy fog on the lake last night, delaying vessels, but no mishaps have been reported.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf last night from Montreal. The steambarge Waterlily passed up yesterday, and discharged freight at the wharf.

The steamer Strathcona arrived from Fort William early Saturday morning, with 40,000 bushels of wheat for the M.T. Co., and 57,000 bushels of oats for Richardsons'.

Swift's: The steamer Rideau King left for Ottawa this morning; schooner Keewatin will clear for Oswego today to load coal for Swift's; steamer City of Montreal due from Montreal to Fort William on Sunday; steamer Dundurn passed down Friday night, from Hamilton to Montreal.

M.T. Co.: steamer Kinmount, grain-laden, due from Fort William today, delayed by fog, but expected by night; tug Mary P. Hall from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Montreal with three barges; tug Emerson due Sunday from Charlotte with three barges; tug Bartlett from Cape Vincent with barge St. Louis to go on government dry dock.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1909