The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Apr 1901

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The steamyacht Columbian, Clayton, is at the Kingston foundry wharf receiving repairs.

The schooner Kate, from Bay of Quinte ports, is at the Mooers company elevator with wheat.

On Saturday one of the eccentric rods of the steamer Hero became injured, delaying the steamer's usual trip up the Bay of Quinte.

At Swift & Co's Wharf - Schooner Mary Ann Lydon, Oswego, coal; schooner Annie Falconer, Oswego, coal; steamer Chubb, Bay of Quinte ports, to coal; steamer Hero, Bay of Quinte ports.

Today the steamer Islander began daily trips between Clayton and Alexandria Bay; the Island Wanderer semi-daily trips between Cape Vincent and Kingston, and the Pierrepont daily trips between Gananoque and Kingston.

The steamer King Ben is at James Mallen's wharf with a load of coal. She made a quick round trip between this port and Oswego. Leaving here at midnight Friday, she arrived at Oswego Saturday, loaded coal, and got back into port before daylight Sunday.

At Richardson & Sons' elevator: steamer Chubb, Wellington, wheat; sloop Monitor, Deseronto, 2500 bush. barley; schooner Kate, Cobourg, 6,000 bushels wheat; schooner Echo, Trenton, 3,500 bushels wheat; schooner Ballou, 4,000 bushels wheat, Trenton; tug Nellie Reid, Big Sodus, light. Departures - sloop Monitor, light, Amherst Island; steamer Chubb, light, Wellington; schooner Kate, light, Oswego; tug Nellie Reid and barges Virginia, Princess, Laura and Lucy, grain laden, Montreal.

Around the Yacht Club - Dr. Black's new yacht, the Verona, is expected over from Rochester soon.

The first yacht in the water this season was Frank Strange's Norma. Heretofore the Kestrel, owned by Dr. Black, was always the first to unfurl her sails. She was generally given a run up as far as McDonald's Cove. This spring, however, the Norma got the start.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Apr 1901