The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria from Charlotte.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa; schooner Falconer, from Oswego with coal.

The barge Roberval, sunk in the bay at Portsmouth, has been pumped out and is now at the long pier.

The steamer Jessie Bain has gone down the river as government survey boat. John Dandy is captain; James Quigley engineer; John Campbell steward.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal-laden barges; tug Bronson from Montreal with one light barge, and cleared down with three barges, grain-laden.

May 14, 1902



Hosiery mill wharf: steambarge Owen from Oswego with coal.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton from Hamilton; steamer Spartan from Montreal.

Craig's wharf: steamer Persia from St. Catharines; steamer Lake Michigan from Montreal.

Rathbun's wharf: sloop Peruvian cleared for Deseronto, light; sloop Rover cleared up the Rideau with lumber.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Bannockburn and consorts from Fort William with 175,000 bushels of grain, and cleared again; schooner Rutherford from Toronto with 18,000 bushels of wheat.

W.H. Nichols, New York, recently sold the steamyacht Castanet to Col. O.G. Staples, proprietor of the Thousand Island house, Alexandria Bay, for $5,800. She is a fine yacht, having only been in commission about 5 years.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1902