The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1910

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p.2 A Sailor's Plan - first time in police court, is allowed to leave.

p.3 Gananoque, Sept. 16th - ...The steam barge Navajo, loading grain at McBroom's, left yesterday for Montreal.



The steamer Regina passed up on Thursday.

On Sunday the steamer Rapids King will run from Kingston to Montreal.

The steamer Turret Chief cleared for Belleville to load cement for Fort William. The schooner Kitchen passed on her way to Howe Island to load stone for Cobourg.

The steamer Mapleton passed down on Friday with coal for Montreal from Erie, Pa.

The schooner Ford River, loading feldspar at Richardson's elevator, cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer City of New York passed on her way to Gananoque loaded with iron from Ashtabula.

Early Friday morning there was a very heavy fog on the lake and fog whistles were working overtime.

The steamer Renvoyle, of Toronto, arrived from Fort William, with 80,000 bushels of wheat, for the Forwarders' Limited.

The steamer Sowards finished discharging a cargo of coal at Crawford's wharf and cleared Friday afternoon for Charlotte.

Swift's: steamer Aletha down and up today; schooner Cornelia arrived, this morning, from Oswego with coal; steamer City of Montreal passed up last night.

It is rumored that the Rutland Transit company will begin preliminary work this fall on the new steel and concrete elevator to replace the one which was burned last month.

The steamer Iroquois discharged her cargo of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s elevator and cleared for Fort William. The steamer Westmount is due at the elevator Saturday with a cargo of grain.

The steamer Kingston, laid up as the result of the breaking of her main shaft, is still at Swift's wharf. A tug is expected from Toronto this afternoon to tow her to Toronto. Meanwhile the blades are being taken off the paddles.

The steamer Rosemount was released from the shoal on which she ran on Thursday below the Three Rivers islands, by the tug Thomson, and is now in the Kingston dry dock. The damage cannot be estimated just yet and it is not expected to be very heavy as it is thought that her plates are not displaced very much.

The schooner W.J. Suffel, owned by Capt. Gilbert, Belleville, partially destroyed by fire, broke out apparently in some part of the cabin. The interior of the schooner was badly wrecked. The Suffel was a good boat of 450 tonnage, and had been out in commission all the season. The insurance will only partially cover the loss sustained.

p.6 Cape Vincent Yacht Club - At the annual election of the Cape Vincent Yacht club, the following officers were chosen for the ensuing year: Commodore, F.W. Sacket; vice-commodore, E.E. Maxwell; rear commodore, G.C. Sherman; fleet captain, Leon I. Peo; secretary, Charles S. Holcombe; treasurer, Alfred L. Dezengremel; fleet surgeon, Dr. S.O. VanderPoel; directors, C.T. Sacket, C.K. Green, B.S. Miller.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1910