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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1901

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p.1 Had A Bad Storm - Fort William, Ont., Oct 5th - The steamer Alberta arrived here at 10:20 o'clock last night, nine hours behind time, having been delayed at White-Fish Point by one of the worst storms of the fall. For eleven hours fifteen vessels were held at White-Fish, the Alberta being the first one to leave the shelter.



Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton from Montreal.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria and steambarge Waterlily up.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Falconer, from Cobourg; schooner Echo from bay ports.

M.T. company elevator: on Sunday the tug Thomson arrives up with three light barges; S.S. Bannockburn and consorts from Fort William with 190,000 bushels of wheat.

Preparing the Kingston - Capt. George Esford, of the steamer Kingston, is in the city enjoying a few holidays. He says that a staff of about one hundred workmen are employed on the steamer Kingston, preparing her for the reception of the royal party. She will be repainted from topmast to keel, and put in first class condition. The steamer will leave Toronto for Kingston on Monday. His friends expect that at least the order of knighthood will be conferred upon the gallant commander of the Kingston by the duke.

p.8 Brought To The City - The chairs, life preservers, and other articles, off the foundered steamer Richelieu, which floated down the harbor to Wolfe Island, were brought to the city today by the steamer Pierrepont. The trunk, containing silverware, owned by J.A. Lalonne, the Montreal traveller, also floated to the island, and was brought over to the city.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Oct 1901