The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1900

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The schooner Fabiola cleared last evening for Oswego.

The sloops Merriman and Wells cleared for Gananoque with lumber.

The tug Maggie May and barge Dandy are loading coal for Seeley's Bay.

The steamer Persia from Toronto called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The M.T. company lake barge Winnipeg is in the government dry dock for repairs.

The tug Active arrived with three light barges, and cleared with three barges, grain-laden.

At Swift's wharf: Steamer Toronto on down and up trips; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

The steamyacht Sweetheart, owned by A.B. Chaffey, Montreal, will arrive next week to lay up at Davis' dry dock wharf.

The schooner Acacia, from Sodus, and the schooner Falconer, from Charlotte, arrived this morning at Crawford's wharf with coal.

It is stated that the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte navigation company will build another steamer this winter, as the steamers North King and Hero cannot attend to the traffic which is ever increasing. It is possible that the steamer Hero may be rebuilt.

p.4 A Fierce Wind Storm - ....The schooner Macdonald, owned by Charlotte parties, was blown ashore on Point Frederick, opposite the cottages on the Royal military college grounds. She was light and went on easy and it is expected she will not be much damaged. The accident was caused by her anchor dragging.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer India and consort Ceylon cleared last night from Garden Island for Charlotte to load coal.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is at Booth & Co.'s wharf from Oswego with coal.

p.6 A steamer is thought to be lost on Lake Michigan. She left Holland, Mich., on Tuesday afternoon with 400 passengers for Milwaukee in the midst of a sixty mile gale.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1900