The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1910

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p.4 News of the World - The barge Montana, having on board apparatus to lay the extension to the Toronto water works pipe went down in Lake Erie off Long Point.

William Locke, an employee on the steamer Huronic, at Sarnia, Ont., was struck by a door on the boat, and fatally injured.



Quite A Few Heavy Gales This Season.

- not usually looked for this early

Marine Paragraphs.

The long pier, at Portsmouth, is undergoing some needed repairs.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived at the Grove Inn from Oswego with coal.

The sloop Ariadne is at Collins Bay, taking on a load of coal for Bath.

The government boat Scout is in the dry dock, undergoing some repairs.

The steamer Dundee passed on her way to Montreal, early on Tuesday morning.

Frank Trussel, of Simcoe Island, has gone on the schooner Julia B. Merrill, as first mate.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill and the steamer Sowards will clear tonight for Charlotte.

The steamer Alexandria passed on her way to Montreal, on Monday night taking on freight, at Folger's wharf.

The steamer Haddington passed up, from Montreal, and cleared for Belleville, to load cement for Fort William.

The steamer Omaha loaded with corn, is expected to arrive at Richardsons' elevator, from Chicago, tonight.

Swift & Co.: steamers Toronto and North King down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen in from Ottawa this evening.

Capt. John Tuttle, and Stanley Smith, first mate on the steambarge Mary Louise, are spending a few days in this city, while the vessel is being painted and caulked.

The barge Valencia came over light, from Oswego, something very unusual for this time of the season. She could not get a cargo of coal for her return trip. There is plenty of coal, but there was no demand for it.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The steamer Windsor arrived from Oswego, with coal and cleared for Montreal; the barge Valencia arrived light from Oswego; the tug Thomson cleared for Montreal, with two coal barges; the steamer Rosemount arrived at 5 a.m. from Montreal, and cleared at 6 o'clock for Ashtabula, to load coal for Montreal.

p.8 Pith of the News - The barge Grace Whitney is a menace to navigation in the 200 foot channel at Bar Point. The owner will not remove the wreck holding the Rutland Transit company having done the damage should remove it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1910