The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Oct 1899

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p.2 A New Plant Installed - R. Davis & Sons have a useful plant in their shipyard, to assist them in the construction of the new steamer for the Rideau Lakes navigation company. It consists of a planer, a matcher, a band saw and necessary machinery for shipbuilding. An eleven horse power motor furnishes the power required to run the machinery. The new plant is a valuable addition to their shipyard.

Incidents of the Day - Today E. Beaupre began work on the repairs to the government pier at Portsmouth.

The schooer Laura D., from bay ports, unloaded a cargo of oats at Richardsons' elevator today.

p.4 The steamer Tecumseh arrived at the M.T. company elevator with 31,000 bushels of wheat for Duluth.

The tug Active arrived from Montreal with four light barges.

The schooner Acacia cleared today for Oswego.

p.5 Canadian boats are carrying wheat from Toronto to be shipped by the Erie canal for New York. Two vessels arrived at Oswego last week from Toronto with wheat cargoes.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Fleetwing cleared today for Oswego.

The steamer Hamilton did not arrive at Swift's wharf until late last night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Oct 1899