The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1901

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Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Mooers' elevator: steambarge Chub from bay ports with grain.

The schooner Falconer, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Bath.

Swift's wharf: steamer James Swift, from Ottawa; steamer Algerian from Hamilton.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid arrived from Montreal with three light barges.

M. McMahon shipped last evening as mate on the schooner Minnie, which cleared for Bay of Quinte ports to load grain for this city.

Craig's wharf: steamer Aberdeen, Brighton to Montreal; steamer Persia, from Toronto, arrives tomorrow on her first trip of the season.

Garden Island: steamer India and consort Ceylon clear tonight for Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay, light; tug Chieftain with raft No. 3, expected to clear for Quebec.

There is a congestion of vessels at Oswego awaiting coal cargoes. Coal dealers are afraid of the price rising, and are anxious to get their stock laid in before any fluctuation.

The steamer Rosedale from upper lake ports arrived at Deseronto, yesterday, with a cargo of iron.

The steamer Empire State returned from Cape Vincent, where she was painted, and will be ready for service on Thursday.

Incidents of the Day - As Folger's gunboat passed through Cataraqui bridge this morning, a squad of cadets lined up and gave the old water plough a royal salute.

p.5 Deseronto Doings - The steambarge Arctic is in the drydock undergoing repairs. The steambarge Alberta is at dock undergoing repairs to her engine. The steamer Rosedale arrived this morning with a cargo of iron from the upper lakes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1901