The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1900

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The schooner Pilot cleared for Deseronto.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal yesterday with four light barges.

The schooner White, from Oswego, with coal, is unloading at Crawford's wharf.

The remainder of the R. & O. N. company's steamers leave Montreal on Wednesday.

The schooner Laura D. from bay ports unloaded grain at Richardsons' elevator to-day.

On Thursday night the steamer Corsican broke a paddle wheel at lock 19, and had to lay up at Cornwall for repairs.

The steamer Argyle will make two trips per week to the Thousand Islands from Toronto, via Charlotte, during the next two months.

The sailing yacht Mirage, which has been at Davis' dry dock since December last, was taken to Cobourg on Saturday evening by its owners.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Persia, from Montreal; Ocean, from Toronto; Melbourne, from Toledo; steamyacht Ruth, from Oswego.

Among the Islands - The steamer Capt. Visgar has begun making her regular afternoon trips among the islands.

Steamers Have A Race - North King and Toronto race up St. Lawrence to Kingston.

Personal Mention - Saturday last the steamyacht Ruth, Oswego, brought a jolly pleasure party to this city. The party was headed by J.L. Mott. Part of the day was spent in fishing at the Main Ducks.

Two drunken sailors had a scrap on Princess street near Division street, at seven o'clock last evening. Five other sailors, also intoxicated and companions of the two who fought, drove westward, presumably making their way to Collins Bay.

p.6 At a meeting this morning of the St. Lawrence river navigation company, the old officers and board of directors were re-appointed. A dividend upon all stock was declared.

The schooner Carveth cleared this afternoon for lake ports.

Incidents of the Day - The schooner Kate, from Oswego, is unloading coal at the ferry wharf.

The steamer Johnston cleared this afternoon from Garden Island for Coteau, with timber.

The tug Rescue and two barges, timber laden from Ottawa for Oswego, passed this port on Sunday.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Jun 1900