The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1901

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The S.S. Rosemount will be here tomorrow, from Fort William.

The steamer Glengarry cleared from the M.T. company's elevator for Charlotte to load coal.

On account of the M.T. company being unable to secure the government dry-dock at Kingston, the S.S. Bannockburn will have to winter at Midland, where repairs will be made.

p.6 The steamer New Island Wanderer broke four inches of ice in the bateau channel, in coming from Cape Vincent today.

British Whig, Dec. 7, 1901

p.2 Harbor Lowering - dropped 16" in 7 years; is it caused by dredging of channel above Cornwall?

Personal Mention - John Donnelly and party have gone to Prescott to perform work there.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Glengarry arrived at Garden Island from Charlotte with coal.

The steamer Rosemount and consorts, from Fort William, are expected at the M.T. company elevator tomorrow.

p.6 Did Its Work Well - That that portion of the Cape Vincent breakwater now completed is doing wonders in the way of protecting vessel property is conclusively proven by the fact that in the heavy wind storm of Friday night the following vessels tied up to the structure: steambarge Nipigon and tow, tug Proctor and tow, steambarge Rugee, steambarge Hecla, a large three mast vessel, steamer New Island Wanderer, steambarge John S. Parsons, scow Denver and the steambarge Hinckley, making a toal of fifteen crafts. [Cape Vincent Eagle]

Broke A Car Window - Last night a crowd of French bargemen, returning east after laying up Canada Atlantic transportation barges at Portsmouth, proceeded to take aboard a cargo of rye in its liquid form, which caused them to quarrel amongst themselves......

p.10 Some Good Early History - Maitland originally known as Pointe au Baril; a small fort and dry-dock were built there and a good river wharf; batteaux and larger craft were built there. [Brockville Recorder]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Dec 1901