The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1902

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p.1 Drowned at Island - James S. Kelly, of Kingston, mate of steambarge Clinton - after unloading cargo of timber at Garden Island.



Crawford's wharf: schooner Fleetwing arrived from Charlotte with coal.

The steamyacht Niagara, of Alexandria Bay, is in port for government inspection.

Davis & Sons have completed a gasoline yacht (Mistral) for W.C. Kent. It will run twelve miles an hour.

Swift's wharf: steamers North King from Charlotte; Algerian from Hamilton; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa.

The schooner Idlewild is engaged in carrying slag from the locomotive works wharf and dumping it in deep water in the open channel.

Rev. Dr. Ulman, New York, was here on Saturday to inspect his gasoline yacht being built at Davis' shipyard. It will be completed next week.

Craig's wharf: tug Shanly from Ottawa; steamyacht Niagara from Alexandria Bay; steamer Persia from Montreal; steamer Ocean from Toronto.

Capt. will take Capt. Carnegie's place on the steamer America, and Charles Cummings, for some time first mate of the steamer Pierrepont, will be captain of that steamer. Hats off to Capt. Cummings!

Captain Andrew Carnegie has severed his connection with the Thousand Island steamboat company and gone to Brockville to take command of the steamyacht of Hon. Clifford Sifton, who owns an island in that vicinity of the river. Capt. Carnegie has been on the Folger steamers for nine years, and for some time past commanded the steamer America. His departure is greatly regretted, as he was one of the most popular captains at this port and on the river.

Incidents Of The Day - Four schooners are lying idle in the harbour at Belleville. The coal strike has left them with nothing to do.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jun 1902