The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1902

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p.1 Death of a Mariner - Capt. Reuben Wynne, at St. Catherines, was captain for 19 years; on tug Robb, used as gunboat on Niagara River during Fenian raids.



Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Swift's Wharf - Schooner Falconer, from Oswego, with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Two Brothers, Laura D. and sloop Pilot from bay ports.

The Welland Canal opened at 9 a.m. today with fourteen boats waiting to lock through. The first boat to lock up was the Canadian steamer Erin.

The steamer India with consorts Ceylon and Burmah, arrived at Garden Island from Toronto with timber.

The steamer New York will be placed on the M.T. company marine railway for repairs, as the Portsmouth ways are out of order.

Opposition for R. & O. - The Richelieu and Ontario navigation company will have an opposition line to compete with this summer. It is understood that the Folger company, of Kingston, will inaugurate a service between Toronto and Montreal about the first of June. The steamers will leave Toronto in the mornings and will cater to both passenger and freight traffic. With the opposition line in force, cheap rates are expected. [Toronto World]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1902