The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1910

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The steamer Sowards cleared for Charlotte.

The schooner Cornelia will load feldspar at Richardsons' wharf.

The steamer Little Mack and barge are in port, loading lumber for Cape Vincent.

The schooner Kitchen, loading feldspar at Richardsons' wharf, will clear tonight for Charlotte.

The steamer Jeska was in port on her way to Sodus to load coal for Rideau canal ports.

The tug Florence and barge Zepotac (sic - Zapotec ?) cleared from the Forwarders Co., Ltd., elevator, for Montreal with grain.

The steamer Missisquoi made a special trip up from Gananoque yesterday, and had a large number of passengers.

The steamer Simla, with the barge Burma (Burmah ?) laden with pine timber from Spanish, Georgian Bay, are at Garden Island. The Simla brought iron ore from Marquette to Deseronto.

There was a very heavy fog on the lakes on Thursday night. The steamer Canadian was due to arrive at midnight, but on account of the fog did not reach Kingston until 8:30 o'clock in the morning.

The steamer North King was detained up the Bay of Quinte by fog, and was not expected to reach Kingston until four o'clock this afternoon. Her trip to Alexandria Bay had to be cancelled.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamer Toronto down; steamer North King down; steamer Brittanic from Montreal; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa; steambarge Mary Louise unloading wood from the Rideau canal.

The steamer America made her first regular excursion trip of the season to Ogdensburg, on Friday morning, leaving at 8 o'clock. About 250 passengers were on board, and a good number were expected to take in the excursion from Gananoque.

The Calvin company's tug Frontenac succeeded in releasing the steamer Glenellah, ashore at Presque Isle, at seven o'clock on Thursday evening. The cement lightered was placed back in the steamer, which sustained no damage and was able to proceed on her route today.

The Calvin company is sending its tugs Frontenac and Chieftain to assist in the erection of the spans of the new bridge at Coteau. The spans are erected on barges, and floated in position. The tugs are required to hold the barges in position. They will be engaged during the next three weeks.

The steamer Canadian arrived at the M.T. Co.'s elevator at 8:30 o'clock on Friday morning, with 41,000 bushels of wheat, and 40,000 bushels of barley, from Fort William; tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with two light barges; the steamer Fairmount is due from Fort William at the week-end.

p.6 Wollfe Island Council - July 4th - Accounts paid: James Crawford, one month captain, $50; R. Mullin, one month engineer, $66.66; James Davis, thirty days mate, $40; R. Berry, thirty days fireman, $35; George Rattray, thirty days purser, $30; Mrs. Davis, 30 days cook, $20; Alfred Bennett, thirty days deckhand, $20; H. Marlow, thirty days deckhand, $20; P. McDermott, four days extra deckhand, $6; Henry Davis, two days extra deckhand, $3; George Rattray, 768 meals, $92.16; Bell Telephone, 5 15-30 months, $14.39; Clark W. Wright, insurance on boat, $282.49; W.B. Card, waiting room, $12; P. McDermott, two days fireman, $3; Thomas Nicholson, ice for June, $2.55; Philip Ryan, painting, $4.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1910