The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Aug 1901

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p.3 Once Invaded Canada - the patriot invasion of 1837-8 recalled; mentions that the sunken hull of burned steamer Sir Robert Peel can still be seen to this day.



The steambarge King Ben cleared today for Oswego to load coal.

Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal; schooner Two Brothers cleared for Oswego.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto from Toronto; Algerian from Montreal; Caspian from Charlotte; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa.

The steamer Island Queen ran an excursion to Picton this morning, starting at Gananoque, and calling at Craig's wharf, where a number from the city boarded her.

Good In Heavy Sea - Canadian yachts carried off honors at Buffalo yacht club.

Carried Away Gates - by steambarge Hebron in lock #17 at Cornwall canal.

p.5 Another Lake Freight Line - proposed to have ten lake freighters built.

Incidents of the Day - Capt. Spencer's yacht Wherenow was in port today.

The steamer Empire State took the Cape Vincent route today.

The steamer Empire State had 150 excursionists on her trip up the river to the city today.

The steamer America carried the Portsmouth Methodist Sunday school picnic to Long Island this afternoon.

The steamyacht Idler, owned by Capt. Visgar, made her first trip to Kingston today, having seventy-five people aboard.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Aug 1901