The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1901

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria, Olcott to Quebec; steambarge Waterlily, Picton to Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto from Toronto; Caspian from Charlotte; Rideau King from Ottawa; Spartan from Montreal tonight.

The Collingwood ship building company today launched the steel steamer Huronic, to run between Windsor and Duluth, via Mackinac, Sault Ste. Marie, Port Arthur and Fort William. It is one of the finest ships on the lakes and among the largest ever built in Canada. The largest are 325 feet over all, forty three feet beam and twenty seven feet molded depth.

Incidents of the Day - Capt. J.H. Davis, Gananoque, died Monday, aged sixty-two years. He was one of the best known pilots on the river and for a great many years was the commander of the steamer Antelope, which plied between Brockville and Gananoque. His wife and daughter (Mrs. Sharpe, Lyn) survive.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1901