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

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The steamer North King was at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts cleared yesterday for Chicago.

The steambarge Michael is loading pulpwood at the spile dock.

The steamers Persia, from Montreal, and Ocean, from Toronto, called at Craig's wharf yesterday.

At Richardsons' elevator: Schooner Falconer, from Oshawa; schooner Ballou and barge Dandy, from bay ports.

The tugs Hall and Thomson arrived from Montreal yesterday with eight light barges. Both cleared again with five laden barges.

The steamer Rideau Queen was in peril yesterday afternoon during the gale. She broke some of her lines at Swift's wharf, and only for timely assistance in pulling her into shelter, would have been adrift.

The tug Parthia and three lumber laden barges, left Garden Island this morning for Montreal.

Captain Andrew Dunlop, of the steamer Bohemian, returned home this morning after placing his steamer in winter quarters at Sorel, Que. It was the busiest season he ever experienced since entering the employment of the R. & O. company, and he thinks the prospects for even a busier season next year are very promising. Capt. Dunlop looks hale and hearty after his season's work, and his friends are glad to see him home once more.

p.6 Carpenters of the R. & O. N. company are here getting timber from the Calvin company for repairs to the company's steamers. False sides will be put on the steamer Columbian.

The crew of the steamer Pierrepont will transfer to the steamer America tomorrow afternoon to take the New York excursionists to Cape Vincent.

Adjusting A Loss - Capt. Thomas Donnelly is at Midland adjusting the loss to the wheat cargo of the steamer Tampa. She sailed from Chicago and before reaching Midland had the greatest portion of her cargo injured by water.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1900