The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1901

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The schooner Lydon cleared this afternoon for Oswego, light.

The steamer India arrived today at Garden Island, with timber.

The steamer Pierrepont returned from Gananoque late last night.

The tug Thistle took a cargo of fish to Cape Vincent this afternoon.

The sloop Pilot cleared today for Trenton to load shingles for Clayton.

The sloops Minnie, Monitor, and Laura D. are loading grain at Howe Island.

The steamer Parthia cleared yesterday for Belleville to bring a raft of timber to Garden Island.

The steamer Valeria, Joseph Dix, will be ready for the season's traffic between Clayton and Gananoque by May 1st.

The tug Thistle was floated out of Davis & Sons' dry dock last evening and the steamer King Ben entered for general repairs.

This afternoon the steamer Islander left for Clayton to commence her season's trips between that port and Alexandria Bay.

The steamer Ella Ross was the first steamer to reach Belleville this season. She has been completely overhauled during the winter season.

The boiler and machinery of the steamer King Ben were examined by the government inspector yesterday and found to be quite satisfactory. She will be commanded this season by Capt. Courson.

The schooner Annie Falconer, coal-laden from Oswego, arrived at Swift & Co.'s wharf early this morning, making the run across the lake under seven hours. The breeze was fresh and favorable for a fast run.

The schooner Freeman, Oswego to Gananoque with coal, got stuck in the ice about three miles from Gananoque yesterday. The steamer Pierrepont, passing down last evening, offered aid, but the schooner's captain thought he could work out of his unfortunate position.

p.3 Tenders For The Construction of a Twin Screw Steel Steamer - 160 x 30 x 13; until June 1st. Department of Marine and Fisheries.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The S.S. Rosemounnt and consorts clear this evening for Lake Superior ports.

p.6 Divers Form Union - at Detroit; representatives from Port Huron, Algonac, Marine City, Toledo, Windsor, Amherstburg, and Detroit; officers elected: President, John S. Quinn, Detroit; vice-president, Thomas Grand, Detroit; financial and corresponding secretary, James Quinn, Detroit; treasurer, Capt. H.W. Baker, Detroit; marshal, John Woods, Windsor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1901