The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1910

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p.3 Gananoque, Aug. 3rd - ....Some 12,000 boxes of cheese were shipped by local dealers on the steamer Alexandria and steamer Water Lily on Monday evening.



The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Oswego.

The steamer Port Colborne, from Fort William, is at the Cereal Works.

The steamer Sowards cleared today for Charlotte.

The schooner Merrill clears today for Charlotte.

Capt. Peter Collan, Oswego, is dead. He sailed for years, his last command being the Forest Queen in the late '80's.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers Toronto and North King down and up; Rideau Queen from Ottawa this afternoon.

Folger's wharf: steamers America from Alexandria Bay with excursion and went down the river this afternoon with Salvation Army excursion; steamer Pierrepont on the Cape route.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: steamer Stormount from Fort William with 68,000 bushels of wheat for Montreal; tug Emerson from Montreal with three light barges and clears for Montreal today with two grain barges; tug Bronson clears light today for Prescott.

The steamer Missisquoi on her trip to Gananoque yesterday afternoon carried a full load of passengers and freight. The strike gives the boats more freight than they can possibly handle. On Monday the steamer Alexandria had to refuse freight at Folger's wharf on account of being loaded to the limit. The crews on the different boats are glad the strike is settled.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1910