The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1900

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The steam barge Alberta cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Collier is receiving repairs at Davis' dry dock.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf: Steamer Toronto on down and up trips. Cleared - Steamer James Swift for Ottawa.

The S.S. Rosedale cleared to-day for Chicago, after unloading a cargo of wheat and rye at Mooer's elevator.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf: Steamer Cuba from Montreal; sailing yacht Siesta from Oswego with a party on board.

At the M.T. company's elevator: Tug Bronson arrived with four light barges from Montreal, and cleared with four, grain-laden; S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived from Fort William with 175,000 bushels of wheat.

Incidents of the Day - The sailing vessel Maple Leaf, with a party of Brantford young ladies aboard, was at Craig's wharf yesterday afternoon, en route to Alexandria Bay. The party will arrive here on their return trip on Sunday.

Sporting Arena - Canadian Yachtsmen Challenge For Fisher Cup - Royal Canadian yacht club of Toronto has challenged the Rochester club.


Marine Notes.

The steamer Pierrepont will have a new pair of wheels placed on her to-morrow. Her crew expect the old gunboat then to run 27 miles an hour.

The steamer Algerian, which arrived at Swift's wharf this afternoon from Toronto, had 125 through passengers, the largest number on any other trip this season.

The tug Chieftain, from Montreal, light, arrived at Garden Island.

The tug Reginald and two light coal oil barges, from Montreal to Sarnia, passed up last night.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1900