The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1900

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The schooner Kate, light, cleared to-day for Oswego to load coal for this port.

The tug Active, with two light barges, cleared this morning for Charlotte to load coal for this port.

The sloop Maggie L., grain laden, from Bay of Quinte ports, arrived at Richardson & Sons' elevator this morning.

The tug Thomson arrived this morning from Montreal with five light barges and cleared again with three for Charlotte to load coal.

The tug Hall and barge Cornwall, of the M.T. company fleet, were floated out of the government dry dock to-day after receiving repairs.

Called at Swift & Co's wharf to-day: Steamers Toronto, down and up; Swift, from Ottawa, on up and down trips; Hamilton, up and Algerian, down.

The barge Toronto, of the M.T. company fleet, on the ways at the foot of Queen street, having her forefoot repaired, was slipped back into the water last evening.

Extensive Improvements - planned for str. Unique by new Rapid Transit Co. of Alexandria Bay. [Watertown Times]

A Pretty Water Carnival - at Marysville, Wolfe Island; 40 skiffs participated, led by Calvin's steam yacht Blue Bell with the Wolfe Island band in tow; lasted from 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Pierce, Portsmouth, the veteran marine draughtsman, has prepared plans and specifications for the widening of the steamer Unique. The plans will be submitted to the directors of the Rapid Transit company, owning the Unique.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1900