The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1902

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The tug Col. By is in Davis' dry dock for slight repairs.

The tug Frontenac arrived at Garden Island from Montreal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from Napanee.

The tug Charlie Ferris cleared for Oswego with two barges, lumber laden, from Ottawa.

The steamer Jessie Bain is being prepared for government survey work on the St. Lawrence.

Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from St. Catharines; schooner Clara Youell from Sodus with coal.

Last evening the steamer Pierrepont towed the schooner Queen of the Lakes to Nine Mile Point.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind from Sodus with coal; schooners New Dominion and Acacia cleared for Oswego light.

Capt. John Corkey and James Tetro, engineer, have purchased the steambarge King Ben from F.A. Folger, jr. The price paid was in the vicinity of $4,000.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal-laden barges, and cleared for Montreal with those barges and two grain-laden.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton from Hamilton this afternoon; steamer Spartan expected from Montreal tonight; schooner Falconer cleared for Oswego; steambarge Nile called, en route to Deseronto.

The tug British Lion, having in tow two lumber-laden barges from Ottawa for Kingston, broke down at Newboro yesterday. Tomorrow the tug Col. By will go up the Rideau and bring the barges here.

Personal Mention - Capt. Webster Augustus has been appointed marine inspector for Inland Lloyds. His district is from Kingston to Quebec.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1902