The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1897

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The North King ran down the river to Alexandria Bay yesterday, for the first time this season.

The steamer Passport called at Swift's yesterday on her way from Montreal to Toronto, and the Algerian called going in the opposite direction.

The steamer John Milne, carrying a cargo of coal to Smith's Falls, coaled at Swift's yesterday, as also did the tug Fearless bound down the river.

The James Swift, on her trip from Ottawa to Kingston, yesterday, carried a large number of school teachers who have been attending the Normal school at the capital.

The R. & O. steamer Columbian returned to this port yesterday after having conveyed the 16th batt. to Picton. At the "upper gap" the Columbian was met by the steamer Hero, having on board the 40th batt., which was transferred to the R. & O. liner and by her taken to Cobourg. The Columbian is coaling up at Swift's wharf.

p.6 General Paragraphs - The tug Reginald arrived this morning at Portsmouth from Montreal with nine barges, light.

June 22, 1897

not published - Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1897