The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1902

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Richardsons' elevator: schooners Maggie L. and Echo from bay ports.

The M.T. company steamer Glengarry will likely be rebuilt next winter.

The schooner New Dominion, from Oswego, with coal, arrived at Soward's wharf.

The steambarge John Milne called at Swift's wharf, en route from Smith's Falls to Oswego.

The steamer New York of the White Squadron, is the youngest of the fleet. She was built only in 1887.

The steamer Monteagle, of Ogdensburg, N.Y., still lies at Mooers' elevator awaiting entry to the government dry dock, which the dredges are now occupying.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount and steamer Glengarry, with their consorts, cleared today for Fort William; tug Thomson and two barges, coal laden, arrive tomorrow from Charlotte.

The early opening of navigation is bad for a drydock as carrying vessels which may require repairing to last the whole season, will take advantage of the early opening to get cargoes, and continue in service until a lull comes, before docking.

p.5 A Very Fine Stick - A very large pine timber passed through town on Monday on its way to Kingston, to be used as a spar in the Queen of the Lakes, owned by the Richardsons. The stick was cut on the Robert Hubbs place near Bloomfield, and was selected and bought by A.H. Baker. It measured 3 feet across the butt and 22" across the top, and was 82' long. Abram Hyatt had the contract to draw it from the woods and out to the bay. He was six days doing the job. There were ten horses attached to it when it passed through town. [Picton Times]

Incidents of the Day - The schooner Eliza White, from Oswego, is discharging coal at Rathbun's Grove Inn wharf.

p.6 The First of the Season - Capt. Noonan tells first "fish story" of season; pilot Capt. Luke DePencier caught a 50 lb. muskinonge near Kemptville....

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1902