The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1901

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The steamer Parthia with raft No. 5, leaves Garden Island this evening for Quebec.

The steamer America runs an excursion from Gananoque to Clayton this evening.

The second of the new barges built by the Calvin company will be launched this week.

Swift's wharf: steamer Corsican from Montreal; steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa.

The schooner Dunn leaves Davis' dry-dock today. The schooner Grantham is the next to enter.

The tug Rival, with raft No. 2, of the Collins Bay rafting company, passed down this morning, en route to Quebec.

The steamer Parthia came over from Garden Island last night on a special trip, bringing nearly all the islanders across to visit the circus.

On account of the absence of Capt. Donnelly, inspector for Inland Lloyds, the insurance survey of the steamer James Swift has not yet been made, and in consequence it is impossible to begin repairs until tomorrow.

M.T. company's elevator: tug Thomson cleared for Oswego with two light barges; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with four laden barges; S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived from Fort William with 175,000 bushels of wheat.

The barge Drake, one of the steamer Porter's tow that went ashore near Cardinal recently, arrived last evening from Montreal, having aboard the steam pumps of the Donelly wrecking company. These were put off here, and the barge proceeded up the bay to Picton, where she will receive repairs.

Worthy Object of Charity - fireman Robert Ireland suffocated during fire on James Swift; leaves sick wife and two small children; Capt. Noonan paid for funeral expenses and is taking up a subscription.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1901