The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Nov 1900

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p.1 The schooner Two Brothers, from bay ports, unloaded grain at Mooer's elevator today.

p.3 The schooner Dominion, in Davis' dry dock, will not be ready for a week.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Algerian will make her last trip down tonight.

The steambarge Alberta, which was scuttled at Cape Vincent during a storm two weeks ago, arrived here this morning and entered Davis' dry dock for repairs.


The schooner Acacia cleared today for Charlotte.

At Swift's Wharf - Steamers Hamilton, from Montreal, tonight; James Swift, from Ottawa.

At the M.T. company elevator: steamers Rosedale and Algonquin from Chicago with 120,000 bushels of corn and wheat.

Among the United States estimates for river and harbor work next year, we find the following: Cape Vincent harbor, $50,000; Oswego harbor, $160,000.

At Craig's wharf: Steamers Melbourne and Lake Michigan, from Montreal last night; Alexandria, from Montreal, tonight; steambarges Nichols and Alberta.

Capt. Charles Kendall and engineer Barney Farrell, of the steamer Islander, returned to Clayton yesterday, after laying up their boat here for the winter. The Islander had a very successful season on the river.

The steamer Valeria arrived yesterday to go into winter quarters, after finishing the season on the Gananoque-Clayton ferry. Capt. Dix says that his business was not so good as last year, on account of more competition.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Nov 1900