The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1901

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Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Alberta from Trenton with grain.

The steamer Kingston makes her last trip of the season next Wednesday.

The schooner Two Brothers, from Charlotte, is at the penitentiary wharf with coal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston from Toronto; Rideau King from Ottawa; Spartan from Hamilton.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived up with two light barges, and cleared for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

It has been decided that the steamer Toronto will take the royal party from Kingston to Brockville. The R. & O. navigation company would have preferred the steamer Kingston for this trip, but the interior furnishings of the latter boat have not yet been completed.

p.6 The steambarge King Ben, Montreal to Lake Superior with dynamite, was an unwelcome visitor at the ferry wharf this afternoon. She didn't "go off" and yet she did go off.

The steamer New Island Wanderer is again on the Cape Vincent route, after being well overhauled.

A sailor named Cunningham sued the owner of the schooner Marianette for damages, on account of injuries received by falling from the mast head, while the vessel was coming up the river to Kingston. The case was tried at Belleville, but was dismissed.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1901