The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Aug 1899

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The schooners Acacia and Kate cleared today for Oswego.

The sloop Madcap, from Wolfe Island, unloaded oats at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

On the trip to Ottawa last week the tug Maggie May broke her shaft and was delayed at Ottawa for a week.

Joseph Deroche, late mate on the schooner Fabiola, is now engaged as wheelsman on the new steamer India.

The tug Maggie May brought two barges of lumber up from Ottawa yesterday and they are being unloaded at the long pier at Portsmouth.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts will reach here tomorrow morning. It is not known what damage has been done to the barge Dunmore.

The steamers Alexandria and Hamilton passed up last evening both heavily freight laden and having a large number of passengers aboard.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - Arrivals at Craig's wharf: steamers Alexandria and Cuba, from Montreal; steamer Argyle, from Oswego; steamer Lone Star, with wood from Picton.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Aug 1899