The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1901

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p.1 The schooner Burton is at the Grove Inn wharf, unloading coal.



Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from Toronto; steambarge Owen cleared for Emerald.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall arrived with four light barges from Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from Oswego with coal; tug Dauntless and grain laden barge cleared for Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamers North King from Charlotte; Hamilton from Hamilton; Toronto from Toronto; Rideau Queen from Ottawa; Corsican cleared for Prescott.

The steamers Empire State and Pierrepont were on the Cape Vincent route today. The steamer America brought the river excursionists to the city at noon.

Capt. Roys, of the steamer Aletha, has served a writ on the chief of police of Brockville, restraining further action on his part, for Sunday sailing and will sue for damages. The matter will be referred to the secretary of the treasury at Washington, as the steamer, although Canadian, was sailing with an American excursion, and was cleared by the United States customs from Ogdensburg to Gananoque, and, under international law, it is claimed, has a right to land at intermediate ports.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jul 1901