The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1900

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The steamer James Swift cleared this afternoon for Ottawa.

At Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Helen and Madcap, from bay ports.

The schooner Falconer, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at the penitentiary wharf.

The steamer Rideau Queen has gone into winter quarters at Swift's wharf. She is in first class condition after a very busy season.

At Swift's wharf: Steamers Rideau Queen, from Ottawa; Toronto on down and up trips; Algerian, from Hamilton; Hamilton, from Montreal, tonight.

The water in the harbor at the present is the lowest it has been this year. In the river rocks are now visible which could not be seen two months ago.

M.T. company elevator: Schooner Katie Eccles, from Colborne, with 8,000 bushels of peas and oats; schooner Annie Minnes, from Consecon, with 5,600 bushels of peas; tug Hall and four grain laden barges cleared for Montreal.

The Richelieu and Ontario navigation company is well satisfied with the past summer's work, both in the passenger and freight departments. The number of passengers carried over the different routes is far in excess of last season.

The cruising yacht Onward, of Rochester, N.Y., ran on a shoal, opposite Halliday's Point, Wolfe Island, last night. This morning she was pulled off by the steamer Niagara, of Clayton, and towed to this city. The yacht remained at Swift's wharf while here. No damage was done to her bottom.

p.6 The Gang Plank Broke - Alexander Watson of schooner Acacia injured while handling coal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Sep 1900