The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1910

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Prince Rupert will clear from Garden Island on Saturday on her first trip.



The schooner Mary Ann Lydon has cleared for Oswego to load coal for Kingston.

The barge Ungava will be one of the first to clear from the M.T. Co. She will load coal at Oswego.

The crew of the steamer Albert M. Marshall arrived in the city, on Wednesday morning, from Ogdensburg.

Lake Ontario is nine inches higher than it was a year ago, April 1st. The United States lake survey predicts a rise of eleven inches in April.

The steamer Ottawa is now being fitted out, Capt. Hudson having arrived. The steamer will be put in commission on April 16th, between Clayton and Alexandria Bay, opening the season.

The schooner Cornelia arrived on Wednesday morning from Sodus Point with coal for the Thousand Island Steamboat Co. The captain reported the weather very cold and rough during the night.

The insurance on the vessels will not go into effect until the 15th inst., and after this date, marine business will commence to get busy. The Welland canal will open on the same date, so this will enable the vessels to get away. The lower canal will not open until May 1st.

The Davis Dry Dock company have sold a new seventy-five foot passenger steamer to Capt. Argue, Parry Sound. She will run from Parry Sound to Little Current for the C.P.R. company. The company is building four gasoline launches with engines. Two of these are for Sydenham Lake, one for Charleston Lake and one for a Kingston gentleman.

Daily Standard, April 13, 1910

p.2 Ferry at Brockville - The ferry steamer Bigelow plying between Brockville and Morristown, N.Y., was yesterday taken to the Ogdensburg dry dock to have a wheel installed and minor improvements made including a new stern. The Midget is in service on the ferry pending the Bigelow's absence.

Gananoque News - The Government steamer Scout of the lighthouse service was in port last night. All the lighthouses in this vicinity have been lighted.



The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared to load coal at Oswego.

The schooner Cornelia arrived this morning with coal for Folger's from Oswego.

The schooner Keewatin cleared this morning for Oswego, after unloading coal at Swift & Co's wharf.

The crew of the Marshall arrived from Ogdensburg this morning.

The Government steamer Scout was up from Prescott this morning.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1910