The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1900

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The tug Active cleared for Charlotte on Sunday with three barges to load coal.

The steamer North King had a large crowd on her trip down the river yesterday.

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

A new electric light frame was placed in the steamer Rideau Queen on Saturday night.

The schooner Burton, from Sodus, with coal, arrived at Crawford's wharf on Sunday.

The schooner Idlewild arrived at the penitentiary wharf with a load of sand from down the river.

The tug Minnie Bell, Ottawa, burst her cylinder on Saturday and is in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

The steamer Columbian left this morning for Dickinson's Landing to connect with the R. & O. steamer Bohemian.

James Mulholland, an employee at Davis' dry dock, has accepted the position of engineer on the steamyacht Sophie.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal on Sunday with four light barges and cleared with four barges, grain laden.

The tug British Lion and barge, lumber laden from Deseronto, called at Crawford's wharf this morning en route for Montreal.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Ocean, from Hamilton, Cuba from Toledo, Argyle from Charlotte, Persia from Montreal.

The steamer Varuna touched at this port this morning on her way from Alexandria Bay to Trenton. On Saturday she carried down a large excursion under the auspices of the Hallowell street Methodist church of Belleville.

A Delightful Trip - steamer Unique takes over 500 passengers on ramble through Thousand Islands.

p.5 Evenly Matched Yachts - Sandford Calvin's new yacht Cock Robin cruising with James Conway's Tezpi.

p.6 Steamer Ramona's First Trip - down river from Clayton; averaged 16 miles an hour; crew dressed in white duck trousers, blue sailor blouses and caps bearing the name Ramona.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Bothnia, from Georgian Bay, arrived at Garden Island with timber.

The schooner Eliza White, from Oswego, is discharging coal at Folger's wharf.

The steamer C.B. Lockwood and the schooner Marion L. Breck collided near Windsor, Ont. on Saturday. Part of the Breck's rigging amidships on the port side was carried away, and the vessel was otherwise badly damaged. The Lockwood sank. The Lockwood had a cargo of iron ore, and the Breck was laden with cedar posts.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jul 1900