The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1900

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The steamer Toronto will arrive down from Toronto, on Friday.

The propeller Arabian from Montreal, called at Swift's wharf to-day.

The tug Hall cleared last night for Montreal with four laden barges.

The steamer Persia from Toronto, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

W.C. Kent will have a steam launch built to take the place of his sailing yacht Geisha, which he sold.

The steamer Algerian from Montreal, arrived at Swift's wharf late last night, being some hours overdue.

Dr. J.C. Connell has put his new steam yacht in commission for the summer. It has just been completed.

Unloaded grain at Richardsons' elevator to-day: Schooners Maggie L., Idlewild and Monitor, from the islands.

The steamer Porter, towing the schooners Whitback and Menominee, left this port yesterday for Oswego to load coal for Duluth.

The tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte last night with two coal-laden barges, and cleared again for the same place with two light barges.

The tug Nellie Reid and two grain-laden barges cleared to-day for Montreal.

The schooners White and Burton arrived from Oswego with coal.

The steambarge Alberta came out of Davis' dry dock last night after receiving some repairs. On its way from Montreal to Kingston last week the Alberta struck a shoal, knocking off its shoe.

Capt. John Malette, formerly employed by the M.T. company, was in the city yesterday renewing acquaintances. He is located at Chicago, and commands the schooner Whitback, which unloaded wheat at the Mooer's elevator yesterday.

ad - Tender for Meaford Harbor works - for extension of breakwater, removal of old pier, and dredging.

p.5 Launched A New Yacht - a new sailing yacht, 26 feet in length, 8 feet beam, 3 feet depth of hold, centre board, 82 square yards of sail, by Andrew McCorkell.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 May 1900