The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1910

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The steamer Saskatoon passed down on Thursday afternoon.

The steamer Wasaga is in the Kingston dry dock for repairs.

The steamer Haddington passed down on Wednesday afternoon.

The schooner Kitchen is at Howe Island loading stone for Cobourg.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill is loading feldspar at Richardson's elevator.

The steambarge Navajo arrived from Charlotte with coal for the M.T. company.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Conneaut with coal for the hosiery mill.

The tug Bartlett, of the M.T. Co., cleared for Montreal with two coal barges, from Lake Erie; the tug Bronson also went down with two coal barges.

The steamer Neepawah is expected from Fort William in the course of a few days with grain for Richardson's elevator.

The steamer Sowards, in a mishap at Fairhaven, has gone to Oswego for repairs. It was expected that she would go on the dock on Thursday morning.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston and Caspian down and up today; steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning; steamer Belleville down today; steamer Dundurn up this afternoon; steamer City of Hamilton up tonight.

p.8 Canal Accident at Ottawa - Sept. 1st - Navigation on the Rideau Canal, between the canal basin here and the Ottawa River, and all through freight, will be impeded as the result of a sand scow turning turtle in lock No. 7 just below Sapper's Bridge. The obstruction is of such a nature that a couple of days will be required to remove it and in the meantime it will be necessary to transfer freight and passengers around the locks.

Passenger Boat Ashore - Alpena, Mich., Sept. 1st - The passenger steamer Lake Land, running between Port Huron, Mich., and Duluth, went hard aground on a reef here yesterday, while entering a slip. Many of her 200 passengers were brought ashore in launches.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1910