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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1910

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p.1 Gananoque, June 25th - ....The coal schooner Briton cleared light for Oswego yesterday.



The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

Many freight vessels can get nothing to do this season.

The steambarge Westport cleared for Belleville to load cement for Rideau canal ports.

The steamer Glenellah cleared for Montreal, after lightering her cargo at Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf on Friday night on her trip up from Montreal.

The steamer Doric arrived from Fort William with wheat for the M.T. Co. and Richardsons'.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins, loading feldspar at Richardsons' wharf, cleared on Saturday for Charlotte.

The steamer Senator Derbyshire, formerly the Bermuda, a United States boat rebuilt, and registered Canadian, touched here on Friday, en route from Montreal to Cleveland to load coal.

Swift's: steamer Toronto down and up; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa; steamer Aletha from bay points; steamer Belleville from Montreal; schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego after unloading coal.

M.T. Co.: tug Emerson from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Oswego with barge Dorchester, and will proceed light to Port Dalhousie for oil barge No. 57 for Montreal; the tug Bartlett with barge Hamilton and Winnipeg, coal-laden, will arrive tomorrow from Lake Erie.

p.5 Capt. Peterson has resigned his position as captain of the steamer Phoenix, the new boat recently bought by the George Hall Coal company, and has been succeeded by Capt. Michael Leonard, who was first mate.

p.8 Looking Over Plant - James M. Smith, of Collingwood, was in the city today looking over the Kingston Shipbuilding company's plant. He makes regular visits to see how things are running. So far this season, things have been very quiet in marine circles all over, but more activity is expected ere long.

Daily Standard, June 25, 1910

p.5 Latest News - The new lake steamer Thomas J. Drummond has reached Montreal from Barrow-in-Furness.



The steamer Doric arrived at Richardsons' yesterday with grain for Richardsons and the M.T. Co.

The str. Glenellah loaded 48,000 bushels of oats at Richardsons' for Montreal.

The str. Missisquoi was up today from Rockport and Gananoque.

The schr. Laura D. unloaded 700 bushels of oats at James Richardson & Sons, from Wolfe Island today.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego to load coal today.

The steamer Westport unloaded a cargo of brick at the Frontenac Coal and Lumber Co. and cleared light for Belleville.

The steambarge Mary Louise cleared for Rideau Canal ports with a cargo of freight.

The str. Alexandria passed up from Montreal last night with a large list of passengers and much freight.

The steamer Pierrepont was on the Cape route today.

M.T. Co. - The tug Emerson with three light barges from Montreal, and tug Thomson up tonight with three barges. Cleared - The tug Emerson for Oswego with the barge Dorchester. She will go on to Port Dalhousie and pick up oil barge 59 and bring it to Prescott. Tug Thomson for Montreal with two grain and one coal barge.

Swift & Co. arrivals - Strs. Toronto down and up; Belleville up; Rideau King from Ottawa and Aletha from bay ports.

Schr. Keewatin cleared today for Oswego for coal.


Change of Officers.

Captain Peterson has resigned his position as captain of the str. Phoenix, the new boat recently bought by the George Hall Coal Company, Ogdensburg, and has been succeeded by Captain Michael Leonard, who was first mate, Joseph Sovie replaces Captain Leonard as first mate. Captain Peterson will sail a new 600 foot boat of the Steel Trust Line.

George Cup Challenge - The yacht which Amelius Jarvis, of Toronto, has had built to race here this summer for the George Cup, has arrived at Toronto from Capt. James Andrew's yard at Oakville. Mr. Jarvis and son sailed down with her.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1910