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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1910

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Will Remove Wrecks.

Buffalo, June 16th - Notice has been given by the war department that the government will remove the wrecks of the steamers Manhattan and Alexander Nimick, lying off the coast of Whitefish Point. They were lost in 1903 and 1907.



The steamer Toronto passed down and up today.

The steamer Dundurn passed up today from Montreal to Hamilton.

The steamer City of Montreal passed up today from Montreal to Chicago.

The steamer India and consort Burma arrived at Deseronto with iron ore.

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

The steamer City of Montreal is due to pass up tonight on her way from Montreal.

The steamer Rosemount arrived from Montreal on her way to Cleveland, to load coal for Montreal.

The steamers Midland Prince and Saskatoon will pass up tonight, on their way from Montreal.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with the barge Thrush, loaded with pulpwood, on the way to Oswego.

Harbor Master William McCammon was busy with his new guage on Thursday morning, and reports that the depth of the water in the harbor is seventeen feet.

Capt. Kendall and crew of the steamer St. Lawrence have arrived in the city from Clayton. It was expected that the St. Lawrence would be able to leave for the islands this afternoon.

The old steamer Picton, burned four years ago, has been towed to the Toronto shipyards. She will be completely overhauled, and new engines put in. She is likely to be in running order by the end of the season.

Daily Standard, June 16, 1910

p.2 A Complimentary Trip - The new R. & O. N. company's steamer Rochester is taking 150 men prominent in the business and professional life of Ogdensburg, N.Y., for an outing this afternoon. The trip is on the St. Lawrence among the islands.

Yacht Club Dance - first one of season held last night.

Dull Around The Wharves.

Matters were dull along the wharves today. The most of the vessels are on the other side of the lake. There was calm weather to prevent the sailing crafts from making much progress and fog early this morning delayed the steamers.


The schooner Ford River cleared for Charlotte with feldspar for Jas. Richardson and Sons.

The steambarge Sowards is at Crawford & Co. with coal from Oswego.

The schr. W.J. Suffel passed up this morning with stone from Foley's quarry, Howe Island, for Cobourg.

The str. Missisquoi was up from Rockport and Gananoque with passengers and freight.

Raft No. 5 left Garden Island Friday in charge of the steamer Chieftain.

M.T. Co. arrivals - The tug Thomson with barge Thrush with pulpwood for Oswego; str. Rosemount up from Montreal to Cleveland, and Canadian from Fort William with grain.

Swift & Co. arrivals - steamers Belleville from Hamilton to Montreal last night, Dundurn up today and the Toronto down and up.

p.8 Steamer Toronto's Baseball Team - At a meeting of the crew of the steamer Toronto, the following officers were elected to look after the baseball interests of the steamer: Hon. President, Capt. C.E. Redfearn; President, J. Walter Hazlett; First Vice-Pres., L. Warwick; Second Vice-Pres., Geo. Smith; Secretary, W. Nicholson; Treasurer, Dr. R.S. Devlin; Captain, J.G. Guynor; Manager, S. Dalrymple; Official scorer, R. Irvine. A challenge has been sent to the steamer Kingston baseball club for a game to be played at Bayside Park, Ontario, in the near future for the championship of the Toronto waterfront.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1910