The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1900

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The tug Active arrived from Montreal with three light barges.

The steamer Alexandria, from Montreal, called at Craig's wharf last night.

The schooners Burton, from Charlotte, and White, from Oswego, arrived at Crawford's wharf with coal.

The tug Thomson arrived with three coal laden barges from Charlotte, and cleared for Montreal with six laden barges.

The steamer Jessie Bain, chartered for government survey work in the St. Lawrence river, will be ready tonight, having received a thorough overhauling.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Maggie L., Laura D., Ballou, Monitor and Madcap, from bay ports with grain; sloop Idlewild, from the islands, with hay.

-The steamer Rideau Queen leaves this evening for Brockville to give the people of that place a chance of inspecting the floating palace of the Rideau. Excursions will be arranged during the summer, to be run from Brockville to Newboro by train, so that connection may be made with the Rideau Queen.

p.5 The steamers Harvard and Waverly collided at Grosse Point, Lake St. Clair, on Friday. Both steamers were badly damaged.

The steamer George W. Raby ran aground near Port Huron on Friday morning.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - Arrivals at Swift's wharf today: steamers Corsican from Toronto; Caspian from Montreal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1900