The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Nov 1899

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p.2 Building Five Engines - R. Davis & Son are building five engines, four for Toronto firms and one for the Rideau Lakes navigation company's new steamer. The latter is nearing completion and the new steamer is itself well under way.



The sloop Pilot cleared for Clayton with lumber.

The tug Thomson cleared yesterday for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

The M.T. company's barge Hector came out of the government dry dock on Saturday night.

The schooner Fabiola arrived from Sodus this morning with a cargo of coal for the water works pumping station.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: steamer India and consort Ceylon, from Fort William with 110,000 bushels of wheat; schooners Kate, Laura D. and Echo, from bay ports, with cargoes.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Nov. 5th - Up: steamer Prince, Ogdensburg to Chicago, general cargo; steamer Pestigo, Oswego to Toledo, coal.

Departed: Empire State, Cleveland, light.

p.6 H.H. Gildersleeve returned this morning from Rochester where he attended the annual meeting of the lake yacht racing association, on behalf of the Kingston club.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Nov 1899