The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Nov 1909

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p.1 Latest News - The steamer Isaac L. Ellwood rammed the upper gate of the Soo lock demolishing the south leaf of the gate, and putting the big American lock out of commission for the balance of the season.

At Collingwood, the Canadian Pacific Railway company has decided to add thirty feet to the Athabasca, which is in the dry dock. The vessel will be cut in two and the new part placed in the centre.

p.4 Gananoque, Nov. 11th - ...The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived yesterday with a cargo for W.A. Robertson....The steel steambarge Nevada was in port on Wednesday morning. The government supply boat Scout was in port yesterday...The Rockport Navigation company's steamer Misissquoi will run her last trip to Kingston for this season on Saturday next.



The government tug Reserve and scow are in port.

The sloop Ariadne arrived at the penitentiary, from Picton, with a load of sand.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Oswego, today, after unloading coal at Swif'ts.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte, with a cargo of coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Kitchen arrived at Charlotte with a cargo of feldspar from Kingston. Capt. Henry Daryeau experienced very rough weather.

The water in the River St. Lawrence is quite low, and for this reason vessels with big cargoes of grain have been compelled to lighter here.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Haddington arrived from Fort William, lightered her cargo of 70,000 bushels of wheat, and went on to Montreal; tug Bartlett, from Montreal, with five barges, cleared for Charlotte with the barge Melrose, to load coal for Montreal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Nov 1909