The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1909

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Ogdensburg, Oct. 12th - The steamer Hepburn, under charter to the Ogdensburg Coal and Towing company, which sank near Iroquois Point, in the St. Lawrence, while on her way from Oswego to Montreal with a cargo of coal, has been raised and is now at Iroquois undergoing repairs. The work of getting the large boat from the bottom of the river was a huge task and by many marine men was considered impossible.

The steam tug Vigilant, of the Daly & Hannan Dredging company fleet, is now on its long journey around the coast to Boston harbor, where it will be engaged in the large dredging contract which has kept the largest dredges of the Ogdensburg company busy during the past four years.



The steamer Dunellum passed down today.

The steamer Aberdeen passed down this morning.

The steamer Rosedale passed up Monday night.

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

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport and Gananoque today.

The steamer Hinckley cleared for Port Hope and will load lumber there for Oswego.

The steamer Seguin, grain-laden, from Fort William, was in port this morning, secured a pilot, and went on down the river.

The steamer Dundurn had a number of passengers on board when she passed down, Monday afternoon, about twenty-four hours late.

The steamer Alexandria passed down last night and called at Folger's wharf to take on a cargo of cheese. The steamer had a very large cargo of apples.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Fairmount discharged 100,000 bushels of grain, and cleared for Fort William; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three light barges; the steamer Rosemount and barge Hamilton, due from Fort William, tomorrow, to discharge 150,000 bushels of grain.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1909