The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1900

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p.2 Very Beautiful Flotilla - water carnival, H.A. Calvin loans yacht Bluebell.


The tug Maggie May and barge entered Davis' dry dock to-day for repairs.

The tug Hall arrived from Montreal with three light barges.

Arrivals at Crawford's wharf: Schooners Falconer from Charlotte and Burton, from Sodus.

The steambarge Alberta, from Montreal, arrived at Craig's wharf this morning with a general cargo.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived at the M.T. company elevator this afternoon from Chicago with 190,000 bushels of corn and wheat.

There is a likelihood of an opposition steamer being built this winter to run on the Rideau from Kingston to Ottawa. The heavy traffic on the waterway has attracted much notice.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf on Monday: Yachts Cora, Albain, Carmana, Aurora, Sport, Kestrel, Margaret, Blue Bell; steamer Alexandria from Toronto; steamer Jessie Bain from down the river.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf: Steamers Spartan from Montreal; Corsican from Toronto; Hamilton from Hamilton; North King from Charlotte; James Swift from Ottawa; Bigelow from Alexandria Bay; schooner Eliza White from Oswego with coal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Aug 1900