The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Mar 1910

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p.5 Day's Episodes - The steamer Wolfe Islander had quite a time getting across the harbor early last evening, having to work its way through nearly two miles of heavy ice, which had moved from the shores. It was making a special trip across with Dr. McCarthy from the island, and had to land at the government dry-dock wharf instead of its own.


Capt. Corkey is here fitting out the steambarge Navajo.

The government boats Scout and Reserve are at work on the river.

Capt. Luke Mallen, of the tug Bartlett, is here from Cardinal on business.

The crew of the steamer Albert Marshall has arrived in the city. The Marshall was laid up in the city all winter.

Capt. James Marshall and crew have left for Brockville to join the steamer Marshall, laid up there all winter.

There is still a great deal of ice in the harbor. A good north wind is what is wanted to clear the harbor of the ice.

The crew of the steamer Bickerdike are still busy fitting out for the season. The boat will be ready in a few days to go into commission.

Chief Steward Sparham of the Folger line commenced a staff of men today, putting the finishing touches on the boats for the seasons' work.

The coal schooner Major Ferry and the steambarge Sowards are ready for navigation, and may make their first trip over to Oswego the latter part of this week.

p.6 Navigation Open On Lake Erie - Detroit, March 29th - The passenger steamer City of Detroit left for Cleveland yesterday, marking the opening of the navigation season of 1910.

Daily Standard, March 29, 1910



The steamer Salaberry, which has been undergoing repairs at Deseronto during the winter, has been purchased by Collier & Sons, of Picton, and will ply as a passenger boat between Prinyer's Cove and intermediate ports to Picton, and during the busy season will run as an excursion boat to all bay points.

p.2 The Shipbuilding By-Law Passed And Sealed - exemption from taxation for Kingston Shipbuilding Co.

Canal Opening - Cornwall canal to open on April 29th.



Capt. Luke Mallen of the steamer Bartlett, of Cardinal, is in the city on business.

The schooner Keewatin left Belleville yesterday afternoon for Charlotte on her first trip of the season.

The crew of the steamer Marshall arrived in the city this morning.

Capt. James Martin left today for Brockville.

Capt. Corkey has the steamer Navajo fitted out and ready for the coming season.

The steamer Ottawa has undergone extensive repairs during the winter and will ply between Clayton and Alexandria Bay.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Mar 1910