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

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Anglin's wharf: schooner Two Brothers, from Oswego, with coal.

Garden Island: steamer Calvin and consort cleared for Toledo, light.

Half a million bushels of wheat arrived at Kingston elevators yesterday.

Craig's wharf: steamer Melbourne, from Montreal; steamer Persia, from Toronto.

Mooers' elevator: steambarge Chub, from bay ports; schooner Rutherford cleared for Oswego.

M.T. company barges are carrying coal for Messrs. Crawford and Swift. Coal dealers are trying to get stock in before prices rise.

M.T. company elevator: schooners Helen and Jamieson, from lake ports, with oats and peas; tug Bronson from Montreal with four light barges.

Crawford's wharf: tug Thomson, with two coal laden barges, from Charlotte; schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego; schooner Tradewind arrived from Oswego with coal.

The Picton Gazette says it is understood that the excursion steamer C.H. Merritt, plying on the waters of the Bay of Quinte, for several years past, has been sold, and will in future ply on Lake Nipissing.

The new steamyacht Aletha, owned by Mr. Roys, Princess street, returned to the city yesterday. On the 24th she carried an excursion of 250 people from Iroquois to Ogdensburg, N.Y., developing a speed of fifteen miles an hour with considerable ease. The proprietor is well satisfied with the job the builders, Davis & Son, did.

The crew of the steamer Rideau Queen, which makes its first trip of the season next Monday, consists of: Captain, D. Noonan; mates, Luke Depencier and William Scott; engineer, George Fleming; steward, Walter Whinton; chef, F. Bissonette. The latter has served as chef on the steamers Corsican, North King, Columbian and other lake steamers.



Cause of Empire State Accident Discovered.

enquiry held at Brockville about sinking of Empire State - a pipe plug came out; testimony of captain, mate, purser, fireman, wheelsman, and engineer (1 1/2 columns).

p.6 To Have Races - series of races arranged by Kingston yacht club.

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