The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1900

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p.2 Personal Mention - Sandford Donnelly left today for Collingwood to take a position as engineer in the dry dock and ship building company's works.


The schooner Acacia arrived from Oswego with coal for Crawford.

The schooner Lydon, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

The sloop Minnie unloaded sand at the Kingston foundry wharf to-day.

The steamer Toronto was at Swift's wharf on Sunday, on both down and up trips.

The schooner Collier from Sodus with coal arrived this afternoon at Craig's wharf.

The steamer North King had a large number of passengers to and from Rochester on Sunday.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Idlewild and Maggie L. from Deseronto with oats.

The steamer America left at noon for Gananoque to take an excursion from there to Alexandria Bay.

The steamer Denver from Chicago with 50,000 bushels of wheat, unloaded at the M.T. company's elevator to-day.

The S.S. Rosemount and steamer Glengarry, with their consorts, clear this morning for Duluth and Fort William.

Called at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Persia from Montreal, Ocean from St. Catherines, Lake Michigan from Hamilton.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal, on Sunday, with five light barges, and cleared again down the river with five barges, grain laden.

The M.T. company's barge Melrose received repairs in the government drydock to-day. The repairs to the barge Chicago have been completed at Davis' dry dock.

Capt. Shaver, of the steamer Minnie Bell, is having that boat put in proper shape for the season. A new compound engine with two cylinders, 17 1/2 inches and 9 inches respectively, has been put in at a cost of $1,400. She will ply between Ottawa and Kingston for the Ottawa transportation company.

p.5 Building A Breakwater - The dredge from Buffalo, which is working in the harbor at Cape Vincent, became disabled on Friday, and two experts were sent for and arrived from Buffalo on Saturday afternoon. The line of the proposed breakwater is laid out, being marked with poles and floating buoys. It will, when completed, be a great protection to the harbor.

p.6 The schooner S.H. Dunn cleared this afternoon from Garden Island for Toledo to load lumber for the same port. Her last round trip was made in sixteen days. It took her just three days to run to Toledo from this port.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Empire State went to Cape Vincent this afternoon, taking the steamer America's place.

The sloop Volunteer cleared this afternoon for Cape Vincent with lumber.

The schooner Marionette is unloading coal at Garden Island.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jun 1900