The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1911

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p.1 Money Grant - of $50,000 For Kingston Harbor - Is In Estimates - in House of Commons.

Marine Merger - Successfully Put Through - R. & O., Northern and Inland Navigation Cos.



The steamer passed down on Monday.

The steamer Buena Vista has cleared for bay ports to load cement for up the Rideau.

It will be a few days still before the government steamer Polana will be finished, ready to proceed to Quebec.

The steamer Caspian which is being fitted up in the slip alongside Forwarder's wharf, will soon be ready for service.

The work of removing some of the damaged plates of the steamer John Sharples has been commenced, but the main part has not as yet been touched.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Charlotte to load coal for R. Crawford & Co., and the schooner Maize cleared for Oswego to load coal for the same firm.

The steamer Pierrepont went on the route of the Wolfe Islander today. As already stated, the Wolfe Islander will undergo repairs at the Kingston foundry dock.

The steamer Alexandria went down to Montreal last night on her regular trip. There was considerable freight for her to take on board here. Local merchants patronize this line very well.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: The tug Hall arrived from Montreal with three light barges, will clear tonight for Montreal, with three grain barges; steamer Algonquin arrived at 9 a.m. Tuesday, and is discharging 87,000 bushels of barley.

p.5 Shipping of Feldspar - by A.L. Andrews and Ford River to Charlotte.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1911