The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1900

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The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Oswego.

The schooner Lydon cleared to-day for Oswego.

The schooner Kate, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at Soward's.

The new steamer Rideau Queen will make a trial trip next week.

The schooner Fabiola arrived from Charlotte with coal for Swift & Co.

Coal arrivals from Oswego: schooners Burton at Booth's; White at Crawfords.

The steambarge King Ben cleared for Montreal this morning with a load of sandstone.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf: Steamer Alexandria and steambarge Alberta, from Montreal.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Katie Eccles, from lake ports, Laura D., from lake ports, and Monitor from the islands.

The steamer Hamilton from Montreal arrived at Swift's wharf last night. The steamer Algerian from Hamilton arrived on Friday afternoon a couple of hours ahead of her scheduled time.

The Donnelly dredging plant, of Buffalo, N.Y., has begun dredging for the foundation for the new government breakwater to be built at Clayton, N.Y. It will be 410 feet long, and must be completed by Nov. 30th. The estimated cost is $200,000.

The steamyacht St. Louis, built for the Royal St. Lawrence yacht club by Davis & Sons, Kingston, reached Montreal on Wednesday, and was tested on the 24th. With 27 members of the club on board the yacht ran 12 miles an hour, although the contract called for only 9 miles an hour. The owners accepted the yacht, being highly pleased with its construction.

Imprisonment For Life - the Welland canal dynamiters found guilty.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1900