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

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Canadian Vessel Heavily Fined.

Sandusky, Ohio, Aug. 8th - The Canadian steamer City of Dresden, Capt. J.W. Host, of this port, master, was seized by Charles A. Judson, collector of customs, for an alleged violation of the customs laws. Judson refused to discuss the case, but it is alleged that the steamer put ashore a cargo brought here from Rondeau, Ont., without first obtaining the necessary permission from the customs authorities.

Death of a Captain.

Detroit, Aug. 8th - Capt. Alfred Guimond, aged seventy-one years, a resident of Detroit for fifty years, is dead at his home. Capt. Guimond was born in St. Roch, Que., sailing was his life occupation and he rose in it to the rank of captain. He was for thirty-five years employed by the late S.B. Shibley. Capt. Guimond is survived by his widow and seven children.

p.2 Judge Reeves Sailor - regatta at Cape Vincent (full column).


The steamer Seguin passed up.

The steamer Rosedale passed down.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared for Charlotte.

The tug Golden City passed on her way to Montreal.

The steambarge John Randall passed on her way from Smith's Falls to Oswego.

The government boat Bayfield was in port today, on a survey trip in this district.

The schooner Freeman cleared from Howe Island, with a cargo of stone, for Cobourg.

The steamer Prince Rupert arrived at Deseronto, from Marquette, Mich., with iron ore.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte, with coal, for Richardsons' elevator.

The schooner Horace Taber arrived here on her way from Gananoque to Oswego, to load coal.

The schooner Marshall arrived at the penitentiary, from Cobourg, light, and will load stone there for Cobourg.

The steambarge Kenirving arrived from the Rideau canal, and cleared for Oswego, to load coal for canal ports.

The schooner Kitchen, having repairs made to her sails here, cleared for Cobourg, in tow of the steamer New York (City of New York ?).

Brighton harbor is to have some needed improvements, owing to increased traffic. The government may take over the wharf property.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Fairhaven with a cargo of coal, for Crawford. The schooner Merrill is also unloading coal, from Oswego, at Crawford's wharf.

Swift & Co.: steamers North King and Toronto, down and up Sunday; steamer Belleville up Saturday night; steamer Dundurn down, and City of Hamilton up yesterday; steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up today; steamer Aletha down from bay ports, today; steamer Brockville down from Picton Saturday, passed up this morning.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Fairmount arrived from Duluth, with 70,000 bushels of wheat, and after discharging, cleared for Belleville, to load cement for Fort William; the tug Bartlett arrived from Lake Erie with two barges; the tug Bronson arrived from Montreal, with three light barges; the tug Bronson arrived light, from Cape Vincent; the tug Bartlett cleared for Lake Erie, with two coal barges; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

Burned On Yacht - crewman is suing George C. Boldt, owner of steamyacht Louise.

p.3 Gananoque, Aug. 8th - ....The schooner Britton arrived on Saturday with coal. The schooner Horace Taber laid up for the past week or so, making some necessary repairs, left port yesterday morning for Oswego...

p.6 Another Fish Hatchery - to be established at Port Arthur.

p.8 Barge Montana Springs Leak - Detroit Aug. 8th - The barge Montana, loaded with a wrecking outfit for Toronto, in tow of the steamer Fairmount, sprung a leak coming down the lake. The crew, being unable to keep her free, were taken aboard the Fairmount. The tow line of the barge parted when off Mohawk, and they were unable to pick her up again. The steamer Venuela came along and succeeded in getting a line to the barge and was towing her towards Long Point the last they saw of her. The barge and outfit are owned by W. Lesslie, Kingston.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Aug 1910