The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1901

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The steamer Pierrepont, as yet, is able to get only within a half mile of Wolfe Island.

Davis & Sons have received orders to build three more steam yachts. They built 5 vessels during the winter.

The steamer India and consort Ceylon clear from Garden Island on Saturday evening for Toronto to load timber.

The S.S. Bannockburn is still in the dry-dock. Mr. Adams, of Ottawa, was here to make an examination of her boilers and engines.

The steamer Pierrepont left at nine o'clock this morning for Cape Vincent, returning this afternoon. She carried the steamer America's lifeboats as her old ones will have to be replaced.

Capt. Miller expected to take the steamer New Island Wanderer to Cape Vincent at 2:30 this afternoon. Yesterday, the captain, while helping to lift a lifeboat off his steamer, received a blow on the forehead which almost knocked him senseless. A deep cut was inflicted above his right eye. Capt. Miller thought he had been struck by the "White Squadron" prize fighter.

p.3 Talking of Trade - the President's address to Board of Trade - discusses grain being shipped by large carriers; dredging of Kingston harbor and at foot of Wolfe Island.

p.6 Marine Notes - The steamer Cuba, at Craig's wharf all winter, will leave this week for Port Dalhousie to enter the dry dock there. The docks here have been engaged for some time.

The schooner Flora Carveth, Cobourg, was floated out of Davis' dry-dock last evening.

The steamer Empire State will enter the government dry-dock after the S.S. Bannockburn comes out this week.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1901