The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1896

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p.1 THE CLUB HOUSE OPENED - Kingston yacht club house formerly dedicated and opened with fitting ceremonies. (full column)


The schr. Fabiola is at the ferry dock with a cargo of coal.

The schr. Acacia cleared for Charlotte today to load coal for this port.

The strs. Niagara, Detroit, rye; New Orleans, Duluth, wheat, are on their way down Lake Ontario for this port.

The steambarge King Ben is expected over from Oswego today. The barge has been delayed at Oswego nearly a week.

The str. Jessie Bain was towed up by the str. Empire State, yesterday, and placed in the government dry dock. Her wheel had to be readjusted. The Bain is running between Alexandria Bay and Clayton.

p.4 A Rare Delight - trip on Empire State through Thousand Islands described. [Prescott Journal]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1896