The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1901

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p.1 New Lights and Keeper - Cape Vincent, N.Y. - The new lights on the breakwater are French lens lanterns, order five, red lights, hung twenty-five feet above water. The lightkeeper is John La Rock, who has been transferrred from Cross-over light in the St. Lawrence river, some miles above Brockville.



Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from St. Catharines.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia from Sodus with coal.

The steamer Lake Michigan cleared for Port Burwell with iron rails.

The sloop Uno cleared from Rathbun's for Clayton with lumber.

The schooner Tradewind has been receiving repairs in Davis' dry dock.

The schooner Falconer, from Charlotte, is at penitentiary wharf with slack.

It is said that when the City of Trenton blew up, she was racing with the steamer known on the St. Lawrence last summer as the Unique.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal laden barges; tug Hall cleared for Montreal with two laden barges.

There will be another busy winter at Davis' shipyard. Several new boats will soon be underway, and deals will be closed this week for several steam yachts for New York parties.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston from Toronto; Rideau Queen from Ottawa; North King from Charlotte; Hamilton from Hamilton; steambarge Arctic cleared for Picton to load stone for Toronto.

The steamer Alexandria's trips to Olcott and Quebec were cancelled this week, on account of her mishap last Thursday. Repairs were made, and the Alexandria is on her way to Montreal with a heavy load of freight.

p.4 British Steamship In Chicago With Norway Iron - Chicago, Aug. 29th - The British steamship Midland Queen, direct from Manchester, Eng., arrived yesterday at the port of Chicago. The Midland Queen is laden with a cargo of Norway iron. She will take on a cargo of corn for Midland, Ont., and will therefore remain in the lake trade.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Sep 1901