The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1910

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p.3 Gananoque, Aug. 31st - ....The coal schooner Horace Taber arrived last evening from Oswego with a cargo.



The steamer Sowards met with an accident, on Tuesday night, when going into Fairhaven. She struck the pier, and as a result suffered considerable damage to her bow.

The Sowards cleared from Kingston at five o'clock in the afternoon, and was about to load coal for R. Crawford. An effort was to be made to get the steamer on the dock at Oswego, but if the work cannot be done there the steamer will be brought to Kingston.

The schooner Major Ferry arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards.

The steamer Tagona passed down on Tuesday night.

The steamer America had an excursion to Brockville today for the fair, but owing to the inclement weather only a small crowd went.

The government steamer Scout is in port.

The steamer Ottawa cleared for Alexandria Bay to resume her regular trips.

The barge Sherman arrived from Charlotte with coal for the Kingston & Pembroke railway.

The barge Antelope arrived from Toronto and went into Davis drydock.

The barge Ceylon arrived at Garden Island and will load timber.

The steambarge John Randall is in port on her way over to Oswego to load coal.

The steamer Wasaga unloaded her cargo of grain at the M.T. Co.'s elevator and is now at the government dry-dock for repairs.

The steamer Cardinal has been undergoing extensive repairs here. It is expected that she will be able to clear on Thursday.

M.T. Co.: tug Mary, from Montreal, with oil barge No. 86, cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Emerson from Montreal, three light barges, cleared with oil barge No. 86 and barge Valencia for the Welland canal; tug Bartlett will arrive, Thursday morning, from Lake Erie, with two coal barges.

The wind storm of last night was a very severe one, but no damage had been reported in marine circles. The mariners have been up against quite a few gales the past few weeks.

Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamers Toronto and North King, down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa last evening and cleared this morning for Ottawa; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa this afternoon.

The steamer Simla arrived, this morning, at Deseronto, from Marquette, Mich., with iron ore. Her consort, the Ceylon, brought timber from Toledo to Garden Island.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1910