The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1910

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p.1 Aids To Lake Navigation - Washington, D.C., April 22nd - .....provision for $140,000 for an oil station at Michigan and Gull Island in Lake Superior, $75,000 for a light vessel on Lake Erie near Buffalo, and other allowances for Great Lakes points. The bill includes light stations, Hunts Point, N.Y., $5,000; Rondout Creek, N.Y., $4,000.



The schooner Britton, of Gananoque, is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Sodus late Thursday afternoon to load coal for Kingston.

The schooner Ford River arrived with coal for Richardson's and the M.T. Co. from Charlotte.

The steamer Aletha made her regular trip from bay points, today, arriving in the city at eleven o'clock.

The tug Bronson, of the M.T. Co., was launched today. The tug has been out on the ways all winter, undergoing extensive repairs.

The tug Bartlett arrived from Oswego with the barges Lapwing and Cornwall, loaded with coal. The Lapwing's cargo is for Booth, and the Cornwall for Crawford's.

The low water this season is going to be hard on the steamers plying the river and the Bay of Quinte during the coming summer. There seems no likelihood of the water rising to any extent.

The schooner Cornelia arrived at six o'clock, Thursday evening, from Oswego with coal for Swift's. Capt. Dinsmore has made numerous improvements to his neat little schooner since last trip, installing a new donkey engine and hoist to shift his cargoes.

The steamer A.E. Ames, Capt. McKenzie in command, had the honor of being the first vessel to arrive in Kingston with grain this season. The steamer loaded at Fort William and arrived at the M.T. Co.'s elevator on Friday morning, with 97,000 bushels of oats. Her cargo was lightered at the elevator at Point Edward.

Daily Standard, April 22, 1910



The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego for Sowards, and cleared this morning.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Oswego this morning with coal for the M.T. Co.

The tug Bartlett arrived this morning from Oswego with the big barge Cornwall and the barge Lapwing, for Booth & Co.

The schooner Keewatin cleared to load coal for James Swift & Co. at Oswego.

The schooner Cornelia arrived this morning with coal for Swift & Co.

The steamer A.E. Ames arrived this morning with 97,000 bushels of oats from Fort William for the M.T. Co.

The steamer Ames is the first grain vessel to arrive in port this season.

The tug Bronson which has undergone extensive repairs during the winter, will be launched this afternoon at the ways of the M.T. Co.

p.8 Hoisting Machine Installed - Captain Densmore of the schooner (sic - Cornelia) a Ledgerwood hoisting machine which greatly facilitates the work of unloading.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1910