The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1900

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The schooner Kate cleared for Oswego to-day.

The schooner White cleared to-day for Oswego.

The schooner Burton, from Sodus with coal, is discharging at Crawford's wharf.

The tug Thomson arrived to-day from Charlotte with two coal laden barges for the M.T. company.

The schooner Maggie L., from bay ports, unloaded a cargo of grain at Richardsons' elevator to-day.

The steamers Hamilton, from Hamilton, and Algerian, from Montreal, were at Swift's wharf this afternoon.

The steamer Rideau Queen will make her trial trip next Saturday, going down the river as far as Brockville.

At present Richardsons' elevator is so full of grain that no more can be taken until barges from Montreal arrive to take some away.

Leg Terribly Lacerated - man hurt while unloading timber from steamer Myringo at Collins Bay.

Judge Merrill's Yacht Gracie - rebuilt, now thirty-nine and a half feet long - details. [Picton Gazette]

p.4 The work of deepening the Port Colborne harbor was commenced a few weeks ago. Contractors Hogan, Macdonnell and Dunbar are determined that the work shall be completed within the time stated in the contract. A slight disagreement among the men occurred, and as a result about thirty of the men went out on strike. They want $1.50 a day. Their salary has been, up to now, $1.25.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The dredge Rideau will shortly be sent to Kingston Mills to do important work.

p.8 Steamer and Schooner Collide - Alpena, June 11th - In a collision this morning in Lake Huron between the steamer City of Rome and the Canadian schooner Vienna, the latter was badly damaged. Her hull is stove in, and there is four feet of water in her hold. The disabled vessel was towed to an anchorage at Thunder Bay Island by the Rome, and the latter proceeded on her voyage. The damage to the Rome is probably slight.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1900