The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1909

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p.1 Likely Were Drowned - Upturned Boat Found on Carleton Island - 2 commercial fishermen from Wolfe Island missing.



The steamer Regina passed up today.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Major Ferry will clear for Oswego.

The steamer Wasaga arrived from Fort William with 60,000 bushels of grain.

The steamer Jeska arrived from Oswego with a cargo of coal for James Mallen.

The fishing tug C.W. Cole cleared for Cape Vincent, yesterday afternoon, with a cargo of fish.

The steamer A.E. Ames touched at Swift's today on her way up from Montreal to Fort William.

The steamer Belleville arrived from the west on Thursday night, and remained at Swift's until today.

The steamer India and barge Ceylon are expected at Garden Island tomorrow. The India, from Fort William, has grain for Montreal, and the Ceylon, from Toledo, has timber for the island.

The steamer Kinmount arrived at eight o'clock, Friday morning, with 95,000 bushels of wheat, which will be put into barges for Montreal. The tug Emerson will clear tonight with three grain-laden barges for Montreal.

A heavy gale set in early on Thursday afternoon, but no damage was done, so far as can be learned. The tug Thomson of the M.T. Co., arrived from Montreal at 6:30 last night, with three light barges, and had a very rough passage. She was due to leave again for Montreal at nine o'clock, with three grain-laden barges, but on account of the rough weather, had to wait over until six o'clock this morning.

p.3 To Float Sunken Tug - The Donnelly Wrecking company received a call today to proceed to Whitby to float Finn & Co's tug Brant, which went ashore and sank near there. John Donnelly left, this afternoon, with steamer and wrecking outfit for the scene of the disaster.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The Davis Shipbuilding company did a quick job on the steamer Rideau King, which will be able to resume her route tomorrow after having a hole in her bottom thoroughly repaired, after being in Davis' dock for three days.

Capt. Hinckley is meeting with gratifying success in the circulation of his petition for the deepening of the Wolfe Island canal. Over 1,200 names have already been secured.

p.8 Yacht Club Delegates - picked for the annual meeting of the Lake Yacht Racing Association on Nov. 6th.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Oct 1909