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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jun 1901

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Grove Inn Wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Sodus.

The steamer America had a big crowd on her excursion among the Thousand Islands this afternoon.

The steamer Aletha finished her trips up the bay today. The steamer Armenia will go on this route for a while, until further arrangements are made.

Messrs. Carrier & Laine, Levis, have completed building a large barge for the Montreal transportation company. Capt. Gaskin has gone to Levis to take charge of her.

Swift's wharf: steamer Caspian from Charlotte; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa; steamer Hamilton from Montreal tonight; steamer Bigelow from Alexandria Bay to be inspected.

The steamer Empire State arrived at noon from river points with the first daily excursion of the season. There was a large crowd aboard. The Empire State went to Cape Vincent this afternoon.

The Bay of Quinte steamboat company has chartered the steamer Armenian to replace the steamer Hero. The Armenian will be devoted almost exclusively to freighting, the passengers being looked after by the Caspian and North King.

M.T. company elevator: tugs Hall and Bronson arrived from Montreal with six light barges; and cleared down with six laden barges; tug Thomson arrived from Oswego with two coal barges; steamer Glengarry and consort Minnedosa arrived from Fort William with 90,000 bushels of wheat; on clearing, the Minnedosa will be loaded with iron ore for Sault Ste. Marie.

Saving The Petrel - Collins Bay wrecking company trying to save her at Newfoundland.

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