The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1900

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p.1 A Ship Owner Dead - Toronto, June 6th - James Matthews, head of the firm of James and James T. Matthews, ship owners, of this city, died yesterday, after an illness of two weeks' duration, aged seventy-six years. Mr. Matthews had been a resident of Toronto for fifty years, was in the shipping business for twenty years. The steambarges Niagara and Lisgar, which were lost last season, belonged to the firm of which Mr. Matthews was senior member.



The tug Edmond and barge cleared for Bedford Mills.

The schooners Acacia and Burton arrived from Oswego with coal for Crawford.

The sloop Mascot from Consecon, unloaded wheat at the M.T. company elevator this morning.

The steambarge King Ben, from Montreal, arrived at the ferry wharf this morning with a general cargo.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Steamer Myles from Fort William with 10,000 bushels of wheat, schooner Laura D. from Wellington.

p.5 Marine Notes - The schooners Lydon and Kate cleared this afternoon for Oswego.

The steamer Saturn is at the ferry wharf loading lighthouse supplies.

The steamer America left this afternoon for Gananoque, whence she carries an excursion to Clayton this evening. The steamer Pierrepont took the Cape Vincent trip this afternoon.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jun 1900