The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1900

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The steamer Melbourne, from Montreal, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The steamer America left Davis' dry dock this afternoon, after receiving repairs.

The steamer North King will likely make a special trip down the river on the 16th.

The steamer Orion and consort arrived to-day from Lake Superior ports with deals for the M.T. company.

L.B. Spencer's steamyacht Wherenow arrived yesterday at Craig's wharf from Thousand Island park, and will go into winter quarters.

The steamer James Swift will have a new wheel placed on at Davis' dry dock this evening. She was late in arriving from Ottawa to-day.

The steamer Empire State took the last of the White Squadron excursions to Ogdensburg this morning. There were over 100 from Kingston on board.

The steamyacht Aurora, owned by William Gobey, of New York, who summered at Wolfe Island, has been laid up at Davis' dry dock wharf.

At Swift's wharf to-day: Steamers Toronto on down and up trips; James Swift from Ottawa; Algerian, from Hamilton; Hamilton, from Montreal.

One week from Sunday next the steamer North King will finish for the season her weekly trips among the Thousand Islands. She will, however, continue for some time running between Charlotte and Port Hope, with weekly trips to Kingston.

The steamers Rideau Queen and James Swift have been very lucky this season on their difficult route. They have been remarkably free from accidents which one would expect to be oft-times met with on such a hard waterway to navigate as the Rideau. The high water has been chiefly responsible for this.

p.5 To Ship Iron And Steel - orders placed to build ten new freighters to ply from Lake Erie ports through Welland canal to Europe; to cost $3,500,000; to be built at Lorain, Cleveland and Detroit.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Sep 1900