The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Sep 1900

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p.3 Thomas Laidlaw, manager for the Rapid transit company, is highly gratified at the earnings of the steamer Unique. He has his eye on another steamer, Canadian bottom, which he will try to purchase for next season's traffic on the river.



The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Sodus.

The tug Hall clears tonight with four laden barges for Montreal.

The sloop Volunteer cleared to-day with shingles for Cape Vincent.

The tug Reginald and barge, Sarnia to Montreal, with oil, pass down tonight.

The schooner S.H. Dunn clears this evening from Garden Island to Toledo to load timber.

The schooner Monitor, from bay ports, unloaded grain at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The schooners Falconer and Lydon arrive tomorrow from Charlotte, with coal for Crawford & Co.

The tug Mersey and two grain laden barges cleared yesterday from Richardsons' elevator for Montreal.

The steamer Orion cleared to-day for Montreal with deals, having lightered at the M.T. company wharf.

The steamer Parthia and consort Ceylon arrived at Garden Island this morning with timber from Deseronto.

The steambarge John Milne cleared this morning for Sodus after receiving a new crossbar at Davis' dry-dock.

The tug Parthia and consort, timber laden, from Lake Superior ports, arrived at Garden Island this morning.

The steamyacht Naiad, owned by Mr. Wheeler, summering on Amherst Island, will be rebuilt this fall at Davis' shipyard.

The steamers Empire State and Unique this afternoon made the last trips of the season among the Thousand Islands.

The tug Thomson arrived to-day from Charlotte with three barges, coal laden, and cleared again with three barges, light.

The schooner Acacia, discharging at Booth & Co's coal yard, cleared to-day, light, for Charlotte to reload coal for this port.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived this afternoon from Duluth with 175,000 bushels of corn and wheat for the M.T. company.

The steamer Alexandria, from Montreal, called at Craig's wharf last night.

The steamer Hamilton, from Montreal, was at Swift's wharf last night.

At Swift's wharf: Steamers Spartan, from Montreal; Corsican, from Toronto; Rideau Queen, from Ottawa. The steamer James Swift cleared this morning for Ottawa.

The steamer Pierrepont continues her daily trips to Gananoque until October 1st, when weekly trips will be made. The gunboat returns from Gananoque tonight to make the Sunday ferry trips.

Capt. John McGrath, of the R. & O. navigation steamer Corsican was fined twenty dollars on Friday by the Toronto police magistrate for running his steamer through the eastern gap of Toronto harbor in one minute and fifty seconds, instead of not less than three minutes and a half, according to law.

p.8 Steamers Bannockburn, Minnedosa and Winnipeg, for wheat; and the steamers Glengarry and Dunmore, for corn, to Montreal via Kingston, were chartered in Chicago at one and three-quarters cents.

The Fisher Cup - to be held at Rochester between Minota and Genesee.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Sep 1900