The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1910

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p.3 Gananoque, Sept. 12th - Capt. D.J. Kenney's steamer Yennek, which has been on the Brockville-Butternut Bay route, returned Saturday and starts today on the Gananoque-Clayton ferry trip for the balance of the season.

The steamer New Island Wanderer made the last trip of the season yesterday.



The schooner Merrill arrived at the penitentiary with coal from Charlotte.

The yacht Ramona brought up an excursion party from Clayton today, but will be laid up in the course of a few days.

The M.T. Co.'s tug Bronson is in the Kingston Shipbuilding Company's drydock, having some repairs made to her stern.

Raft No. 10, probably the last of the season, left Garden Island on Saturday afternoon for Quebec, in tow of the tug Chieftain.

The steamer St. Lawrence, of the Thousand Island Steamboat Co., came up from river points on Sunday, and will be laid up near the Cataraqui bridge.

There will be no Monday boat of the R. & O. Co. for the balance of the season. Beginning the week of the 19th the service will be Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards. This is the first trip of the Sowards, since she met with the mishap at Fairhaven, several days ago, and had to go into the drydock at Oswego.

The steamer St. Lawrence came up last evening from Clayton, having finished her season's work among the Thousand Islands. The steamer New Island Wanderer will remain another week on her river route. The Ottawa will run until the end of October.

Swift & Co.'s wharf - Steamers Kingston and North King down and up; steamer Belleville up; steamers Dundurn and City of Hamilton down; freighter D.A. Gordon up last night; steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning; steamer Aletha down from bay ports.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Hall from Montreal, four light barges; tug Bartlett from Lake Erie with three coal barges for Montreal; tug Emerson passed on her way from Montreal to Port Dalhousie with oil barge No. 86; steamer Kinmount is due on Tuesday from Fort William and will discharge 72,000 bushels of wheat.



Wolfe Island, Sept. 5th - Steamboat accounts paid: Jas. Crawford, one month, captain, $50; R. Mullin, one month engineer, $66.66; Jas. Davis, thirty one days mate, $41.34; R. Berry, 31 days fireman, $36.16; Geo. Rattary, thirty-one days purser, $31; Mrs. Davis, thirty-one days cook, $20.67; H. Marlow, thirty-one days deckhand, $25.83; W. Armstrong, thirty-one days deckhand, $25.83; R. Sluman, three days extra deckhand, $4.50; John Allinson, one day extra deckhand, $1.50; Geo. Rattary, 807 meals, $97.08; Jas. Swift, coal, $232.76; Mrs. Rawley, washing, $4.05; Thos. Nicholson, ice, $4.65; Jas. Reid, amount of account, $10.50; Jas. Swift, balance on rent, $27.80; W.B. Card, cleaning waiting room, $8.

Resolved that this council lease Mr. Cummin's dock for ferry purposes at a rental of $50 per annum for a period of ten years from expiration of the present lease, the council agreeing to keep said dock in good repair, with use of waiting room, storehouse, etc., also privilege of building a coal house on dock, with the right to remove said building at any time they may wish or at expiration of said lease.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1910