The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1899

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p.1 Kingston All Right - refuting article in [Star] - various businesses give details of their business picture including M.T. company; James Richardson & Sons, forwarders; R. Davis & Sons, drydock; Rideau steamboat line; Lake Ontario navigation company; Thousand Island steamboat company.



The frame for Capt. Noonan's new boat is half completed.

The M.T. company barge Jennie came out of Davis' dry dock this afternoon.

The tug Active came out of the government dry dock last night after receiving repairs.

Capt. T.J. Craig took a party down to Brockville yesterday afternoon on the steamyacht "C. Here."

The tug Hall arrived this morning with three light barges from Montreal, and cleared again with six barges, grain-laden.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator since noon yesterday: schooner Pilot, from Howe Island, with oats; schooner Katie Eccles and Ballou, from lake ports, with wheat and barley.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts Winnipeg and Dunmore from Fort William arrived at the M.T. company elevator this morning with 200,000 bushels of wheat. They will clear tomorrow morning.

Personal Mention - Capt. A. Dunlop returned last night from Hamilton on the steamer Algerian.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Alexandria, from Montreal, arrived at Craig's wharf last night.

The schooners Fleetwing and Fabiola arrived from Charlotte today with coal for Swift & Co.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1899