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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1910

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The steamer Toronto passed down and up today.

The steamer Dundurn passed down from Hamilton to Montreal.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived at Booth's with coal from Fairhaven.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with a cargo of coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Alexandria passed up on her way from Montreal on Friday night, and discharged freight at Folger's wharf.

The new steamer McTinstray (sic - McKinstry ?), owned by N.C. Norcross, of Toronto, passed up on Friday night from Montreal, on her way to Fort William with a cargo of pig iron. Capt. Papineau brought the vessel up. All the marine men speak well of the vessel.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with four grain laden barges; tug Thomson arrived light from Prescott, cleared with the barge Hamilton, coal-laden, and one grain barge, for Montreal; tug Bartlett arrived from Lake Erie with the barge Hamilton, loaded with coal, cleared for Lake Erie with the barges Selkirk and Augustus; the steamers Fairmount and Kinmount are due Saturday night with grain from Fort William, and they will clear for Fort William light; the steamer Stormount is due to arrive on Monday with a cargo of grain from Fort William.

p.8 30 Launches - now in use on Napanee river; "George A. Blewett has a dandy new motor boat. It was brought from Brighton this week and had several trial spins on the river. The boat was built at Brighton by M.Z. Butler, is thirty-two feet long and six feet ten inches beam. The engine is a four cylinder Stirling with a magneto ignition rear starting devices and reverse gear. The decks, combing and interior are beautifully furnished in natural wood with brass rails, lamps and trimmings. An auto canopy top is provided with side curtains, completely enclosing the boat when necessary. With wicker chairs, folding couch and cushions the boat should be very comfortable and being roomy will accommodate quite a party."

Daily Standard, June 11, 1910



Yesterday morning the steamer Glengarry ran into the steamer Britannic in the Iroquois Canal, and drove her stem through the Britannic's stern carrying away her rudder. The engineer of the Glengarry mistook the signal to back up for full steam ahead, and instead of getting away from the boat in front, ploughed into her, causing much damage.



The schr. Ford River arrived from Trenton to load feldspar at James Richardson & Sons, for Charlotte.

The new steamer McKinsley, which was recently turned out in the Old Country, for the Norcross Co., Toronto, passed up yesterday. She was ten days crossing the ocean. The steamer is a splendid specimen of a freighter.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford & Co.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed up yesterday.

The steamer Mapleton cleared for Fort William last night.

The schr. Major Ferry cleared today for Oswego to load coal.

The str. Scout arrived from Prescott and cleared for Trenton.

The str. Rosemount's wheel became loose in the Cornwall Canal yesterday.

The str. Port Colborne passed up yesterday.

M.T. Co. arrivals - The tug Bartlett, with barge Hamilton, from Cleveland with coal, and tug Thomson light from Prescott. Cleared - The tug Bartlett with the barges Augusta and Selkirk, for Cleveland, to load coal, and tug Thomson for Montreal, with the barges Hamilton and Hiawatha, coal and grain laden.

The steamers Fairmount and Kinmount are expected here tonight from Fort William with grain and the steamer Stormount on Monday.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1910