The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1900

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p.2 The Captain Remembered - Capt. J.W. Rattray of steamer Niagara, of Clayton, at present in Davis' dry dock for repairs; helped pull steam yacht Onward off Halliday's shoal.



The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Sodus.

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

The tug Thomson arrives from Charlotte tomorrow with two coal laden barges.

The steam barge Jennie, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at the spile dock.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived at the M.T. company's elevator to-day from Chicago, with 175,000 bushels of corn.

The steamer Toronto makes her last trip of the season tomorrow. The Bohemian, connecting at Prescott, also ceases running on Sunday.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and clears on Sunday down the river with two grain and two coal laden barges.

The tug Charlie Ferris, having in tow two coal laden barges from Oswego, ran on the shoal opposite the Martello tower in the harbor at an early hour this morning. The Ferris worked herself off the shoal, and proceeded with her tow to Ottawa.

Henry Folger was asked last night what truth there was in the statement that the white squadron steamers New York and Ramona were to be sold. He replied that he knew nothing whatever about any contemplated sale of these steamers, or of any other of his boats.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1900