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

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The steamer Alert is receiving repairs at Crawford's wharf.

The schooner Kate arrived from Oswego this morning, coal laden.

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

The schooner Acacia arrived to-day from Charlotte with coal for Booth & Co.

The schooner Eliza Fisher cleared to-day for Oswego to load coal for Craig & Co.

John Fisher, Nelson street, has purchased the sloop Jessie, and will use her for trade on the Rideau.

The steamer Bothnia and consorts, timber laden from Traverse City, Mich., arrived at Garden Island this morning.

At Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Chub and schooners Maggie L. and Laura D. arrived from bay ports with grain. Tug Nellie Reid and grain laden barge cleared for Montreal to-day.

Repairs to the steamer James Swift were completed at Davis' drydock at noon to-day. This afternoon the steamer Niagara, of Clayton, went into the dock for some slight repairs, and tonight the schoooner Two Brothers will enter to get a new keel box.

At the M.T. company wharf: Tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with five light barges, and cleared for Charlotte with barges to load coal. Tug Hall arrived from Montreal with two light barges. Steamer Glengarry cleared for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

p.5 Peculiar Accident - fireman Arthur Page of steamer Pierrepont bunted by sheep and knocked unconscious.

Incidents of the Day - The building of a pier around Snake Island lighthouse has given employment to twenty-five local workmen who journey to that place on the steambarge King Ben.

p.8 Not Likely To Occur - vessels travelling to Lake Superior almost always use American canal; Canadian canal might be shut down unless it gets more business.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1900