The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jul 1901

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Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from Toronto.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego.

The sloop Jessie cleared from Rathbun's with lumber for Rideau canal ports.

The steamyacht Cygne, sunk near Smith's Falls on Saturday, has been raised.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall cleared with four laden barges for Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. and sloops Monitor and Minnie from bay ports.

The fog on the upper lakes during the last few days has been very annoying to vessel captains. By prudent management valuable lives and property have been saved.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston from Toronto; North King from Charlotte; Hamilton from Hamilton; Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

The steamer Bigelow is now in Davis' dry dock. Calvin's wreckers brought her to Kingston last night. The yacht has suffered about $2,000 damage. A hole in her port quarter is large enough for two men to crawl through. The interior finishing is greatly warped and twisted. It was dry wood in natural finish. Repairs will be made at once.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Burton, Oswego, is at James Soward's wharf.

The steambarge King Ben, from Montreal, is unloading a general cargo at the ferry wharf.

The schooner Two Brothers is at the government dry dock with 375 tons of coal. She was loaded at Oswego, N.Y.

p.6 Steamer Will Be Sold - steamer Cornet seized by U.S. government for smuggling at Alexandria Bay.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Jul 1901