The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1900

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The schooner Acacia cleared last night for Oswego.

The tug Hall cleared with four grain-laden barges for Montreal.

The steamer Islander is in the government drydock receiving repairs.

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

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

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Maggie L., Monitor and Granger, from bay ports.

The tug Bronson arrived with four light barges from Montreal and cleared again for the same place with four grain laden barges.

p.5 The Steamer In Trouble - The steamer Glengarry, light, bound up the lake for a cargo of wheat, is in trouble at Kingsville. A telegram received this morning conveyed the intelligence that the steamer's machinery was badly damaged; the cross head is broken and cylinder and other parts rendered unserviceable. Isaac Boyd is engineer.


Marine Notes.

The steamer Pierrepont took the Cape Vincent trip this afternoon.

The tug Reginald, Sarnia to Montreal, passed down this afternoon with two oil barges.

The schooner Collier cleared this afternoon for Oswego.

The steamer Empire State is now ready for the Cape Vincent route, and will likely be placed in commission tomorrow.

The new steamer Unique, of Ogdensburg, said to be capable of going twenty miles an hour, had a run with the steamer New Island Wanderer yesterday, and in a sail from Alexandria Bay to Clayton, a distance of twelve miles, only won by three minutes time.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1900