The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1900

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p.5 An Admirable Publication - issued by the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte steamboat company; gives history of area, description of scenery, steamboat routes, many views.



The schooner Jamieson cleared last night for Toronto, light.

The schooner Madcap took a load of lumber to Wolfe Island to-day.

The M.T. company barge Jennie is receiving repairs in Davis' dry-dock.

The tug Hall cleared to-day for Montreal with two coal-laden and two grain-laden barges.

The tug Reginald, with four coal-laden barges, from Oswego, passed down the river this morning bound for Coteau.

The schooners Burton, from Belleville, and the Laura D. from bay ports, unloaded grain at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The Rideau canal opens on Tuesday. Men are busy to-day placing the buoys.

The tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte to-day with two barges, coal-laden, and cleared again for Oswego with two light barges.

Welland Canal Report

Port Colborne, April 27th - Down: Steamers Averill, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; Chas. Hebord and barges, Chicago to Prescott, corn and wheat.

Port Dalhousie, April 27th - Up - tug Thomas Wilson, Ogdensburg to Buffalo, light; steamers Melbourne, Toronto to Toledo, light; Cuba, Toronto to Toledo, light; Elphinmere, Kingston to Cleveland, light; Tecumseh, Kingston to Green Bay, light; barge Marengo, Kingston to Green Bay, light; steamers Arabian, Hamilton to Toledo, light; Rosemount, Kingston to Toledo, light; barge Melrose, Kingston to Toledo, light; barge Selkirk, Kingston to Toledo, light; steamer Monteagle, Oswego to Milwaukee, coal.

Down: Tug City of Ladysmith, Port Maitland to Port Dalhousie, light; tug M.A. Bennett, Port Robinson to Toronto, light.

p.7 Wellington Matters - Mr. and Mrs. D. Gillanders and family, who attended the funeral of her father, Capt. Carroll, at Toronto, returned on Monday. The remains were interred at Glenwood cemetery, Picton. Capt. Carroll was well-known throughout Prince Edward and Kingston district. He was captain of the old Bay of Quinte steamer for years.

p.10 Heroine of Long Point - recalls wreck of Conductor at Long Point, Lake Erie in 1854 and role of Abigail Becker in saving sailors - details (full column).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1900