The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1910

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The government boat Scout is in port.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill is loading feldspar at Richardson's.

The schooner Ford River, loaded with feldspar, cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Fairhaven to load coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Major Ferry is expected from Oswego today, with coal for Sowards.

The steambarge John Randall passed on her way to Oswego to load coal for Smith's Falls.

Swift's: steamer Kingston down and up today; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer City of Montreal, from Montreal to Chicago, Thursday night; steamyacht Kate from Gananoque; steamer Brittanic from Montreal.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Rosemount passed up light, Thursday night, on her way to Lake Erie, to load coal for Montreal; the steamer Canadian, from Fort William, discharged 72,000 bushels of wheat and 34,000 bushels of oats; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Mary P. Hall arrived from Montreal with barge Kingston, loaded with pulpwood for Oswego; the steamer Westmount and barge Ungava will arrive from Fort William during the day and discharge wheat.

Daily Standard, June 17, 1910



The schr. Maggie L. left for Napanee to load buckwheat for Jas. Richardson & Son.

The str. Scout arrived from Trenton. She put down some buoys at Telegraph Island shoal.

The steambarge John Randall passed up from Smith's Falls to Oswego today to load coal.

The schr. Ford River cleared this morning for Charlotte with feldspar.

The steambarge Sowards cleared for Fair Haven to load coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Simla is at Garden Island waiting till the barge Burmah finishes unloading iron ore at Deseronto. The Simla will clear for Marquette to load iron ore for Deseronto and the Burmah will clear for Spanish River to load timber for Garden Island.

M.T. Co. arrivals - Tug Hall, from Montreal with a barge laden with pulpwood and steamer Westmount and the barge Ungava from Fort William with wheat and oats. Cleared - Tug Hall down, with a barge light; tug Thomson for Montreal, with three grain barges and steamer Rosemount for Cleveland, light.

A Long Trip - new str. Irene II, owned by A.R. Peacock, has reached St. Lawrene.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1910