The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Dec 1909

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p.2 Day's Episodes - Capt. Moultor and Capt. Chestnut, of Oswego, steamboat inspectors, are in the city on their usual tour of inspection.

Marine insurance expires Dec. 5th at midnight, marking practically the close of navigation, although some boats will move on Lake Ontario until after the Welland canal closes on December 15th.


The schooner Mary Ann Lydon has been laid up for the winter.

The dredge Sir Richard is ready to go into the government dry dock.

The schooner Lizzie Metzner arrived from South Bay with grain for Richardsons'.

The steamer Key Port has arrived at Crawford's wharf, to be laid up for the winter.

The steamer Aletha made her last trip from bay points today, bringing a goodly number of people to the markets.

Three grain vessels are expected at Richardsons' elevator from Fort William within the course of a few days. This will wind up the business for the season.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Dec 1909