The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1900

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The schooner Acacia cleared for Charlotte.

The schooner Grantham is in Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

The schooner Monitor is loading cordwood at Trenton for Kingston.

The schooner Falconer, from Charlotte with coal, arrived at Crawfords wharf today.

The schooner Helen, from Toronto with wheat, arrived at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The tug Maggie May and barge, with a load of bricks for George Wilson, from Gananoque, are unloading at Craig's wharf.

A chute structure on Swift's wharf, alongside the coal sheds, is being moved out to the end of the wharf, where it will be used as a shed.

The steamer Porter and two consorts, with wheat and corn, from Chicago, arrived at Mooer's elevator this morning. They clear tonight for Chicago.

The schooner Monitor has been engaged to carry stone from Kingston to Picton for the post office at that place. The stone is being taken from Smith's quarry.

Swift's wharf: Steamers Toronto and North King called on Sunday on their down and up trips; steamer Rideau Queen cleared this morning for Ottawa, and the steamer Columbian cleared for Dickinson's Landing.

Craig's wharf, Sunday arrivals: Steamers Persia, from Montreal; Cuba, from Toledo; Ocean, from Toronto; Argyle from Charlotte. The steambarge Iona, from Montreal, and the steamer Varuna, from the Thousand Island park to Trenton, called this morning.

p.6 The steamer Hero is a busy boat and well serves the Bay of Quinte ports. Her officers are genial and painstaking from Capt. Bloomfield, mate Quirtz, purser Horsey, down to the cabin boy.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1900