The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1909

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The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

Steamer Alexandria passed down last night.

The steambarge Waterlily passed down yesterday.

The government steamer Speedy will clear for Toronto tonight.

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

The steambarge Isabel Reid is unloading coal from Oswego at Swift's.

The sloop Maggie L. cleared from Richardsons' elevator with grain for Glenora.

The schooner Ford River is at Richardsons' loading feldspar for Charlotte.

The steamer Dundurn passed down Monday, a day late, from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamers Wasaga and Prince Rupert are due at Richardsons' elevator tomorrow with grain from Fort William.

The steamer Wanderer was taken off the Cape Vincent run today, to allow for repairs to her boiler. The ever reliable steamer Pierrepont is on the route.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Stormount cleared for Belleville to load cement for Fort William; tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with four barges, three grain laden and one coal; steamer Rosemount with 90,000 bushels of wheat and barge Ungava, 70,000 bushels of wheat, from Fort William; Rosemount will return to Fort William to load for Georgian Bay, and the Ungava will be laid up here for the season; steamer Advance arrived from Montreal, discharged freight and cleared for Fort William.

p.5 Pith of the News - There is no truth in the report that the freighter Ionic has been wrecked, noted by an American vessel, consequently did not belong to the Ionic. This vessel, the company say, is at Sault Ste. Marie today.

p.6 Gananoque, Nov. 16th - ...The schooner Bertha Kalkins came into port, Sunday afternoon, with a load of steel. She unloaded part of her cargo at the cement wharf, as the water was so low she could not get into Gananoque river. Capt. Frank Barnhart's schooner, Horace Taber, has been taken to Deseronto to go into winter quarters.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge Jesca (Jeska) arrived from Oswego with coal for James Mallen.

The steamer America is receiving extensive repairs. Her hull and upper works are being stiffened, and other improvements are being made to her.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1909