The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1900

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p.2 A Very Large Funeral - for Capt. J. Donnelly.



The schooner Lydon cleared this morning for Charlotte.

The steamer America made a trip to Clayton yesterday afternoon.

The steamer Spartan, from Montreal, was at Swift's wharf yesterday afternoon

The schooner (sic) Alberta arrived from Sodus this morning with coal for Folger Bros.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared again with four, laden.

The steamer India and consorts, from Lake Superior ports, arrived at Garden Island on Sunday, timber-laden.

Called at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Persia, from Montreal; Cuba, from Toledo; Ocean, from Hamilton.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon, light, cleared this morning from Booth & Co's wharf for Charlotte, to load soft coal.

The steamer North King again proved her ability on the river yesterday, to beat the steamer New Island Wanderer.

The tug Bronson arrived from Charlotte with two coal laden barges, and cleared again for the same place with two light barges.

The steamer Verona (sic - Varuna) from Picton, with 100 aboard called at Swift's wharf this morning. The Verona had been down the river since Saturday.

The steamer Corsican, whose machinery gave way at Cobourg on Friday night, arrived at Swift's wharf late on Saturday night, and proceeded on its trip to Montreal.

A barge of the Canada Atlantic transportation company, laden with 50,000 bushels of wheat, passed through the Soulange's canal one day last week in three hours and forty minutes.

The steamer North King remains at Gananoque for two hours and a half on Sunday afternoon in order to connect with the steamer New Island Wanderer which calls there at that hour.

So far this month the Canada Atlantic transportation company handled at the Coteau elevator 900,000 bushels of wheat, and there are 1,800,000 bushels in transit from western points for the company.

The new steamer Romona of the White Squadron will arrive here tomorrow. She passed through the Welland canal to-day, where she was boarded by B.W. Folger, jr., who left last night on the steamer Toronto for that purpose.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - H.P. Smith has secured a fine picture of Sanford Calvin's new sailing yacht, Cock Robin. The boat, which is thirty feet over all, is nearly ready for launching. It was built by W. Robinson, King street west.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jul 1900