The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1900

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The steamer Persia from Toronto, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The steam barge King Ben cleared this morning for Montreal with a cargo of oats.

The tug Thomson arrived with four light barges from Montreal, and cleared again with four barges grain-laden.

The schooner Lydon, after being windbound in the harbor for over a week, cleared this morning for Charlotte.

The steamer Hamilton is now on her last trip from Montreal. She will arrive at Swift's wharf tonight or tomorrow morning.

The steamer James Swift finished her season on the Rideau just in time. She arrived from Ottawa on her last trip on Tuesday, the day the cold spell set in, and which closed traffic on the Rideau waterway.

The schooner Two Brothers, which unfortunately was reported as having foundered, arrived at Craig's wharf this morning with coal. The information about the reported catastrophe came from friends of the crew.

The steambarge Kenirving, from South Bay with 1,500 barrels of apples is at Swift's wharf awaiting a chance to get up the Rideau to Smith's Falls. The canal is well frozen over, and passage is difficult. A thaw however, will likely set in. Several other vessels are waiting to get through.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Rosedale took 80,000 bushels of wheat to Mooer's elevator, Goderich, from Fort William, arriving Tuesday.

Calvin-Macnee Trophy - raced for by Kingston ice yachts, copied for ice races to be held at Orange Lake.

R. & O.'s New Steamer - for Montreal-Quebec route to be built at Toronto; will have to be brought down rapids. [Montreal Star]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Nov 1900