The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1898

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The schooner Fabiola cleared yesterday for Charlotte to load coal for James Swift & Co.

The steamer Richelieu went to Gananoque last night with the passengers for that place who had gone up to Deseronto on the steamer Columbian.

The steamer Sir Leonard Tilley was floated out of the government drydock this afternoon and the steamer Columbian entered to have a new wheel adjusted.

The schooner Singapore, Oswego, is at the Kingston penitentiary wharf with a cargo of coal. The schooner Trade Wind cleared from that wharf yesterday for Oswego to load coal for the penitentiary.

Called at Swift & Co.'s wharf: steamer Spartan, Toronto to Montreal; steamer Algerian, Montreal to Toronto; steamer Arundell, Alexandria Bay to Charlotte; steamer James Swift, from Ottawa; steamer Cambria, Alexandria Bay to Toronto.

Secured A Fine View.

The mutoscope company of New York, with the assistance of A.P. Yates, the official photographer of the New York Central, succeeded in obtaining an excellent picture of the New York as she was shooting the Lachine rapids. The picture was taken the day on which vice-president Hobart made the trip and the vice president was on top of the pilot house at the time. The view was a great success. It will be placed in the leading hotels in Europe and America during the winter.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1898