The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Rideau Queen from Ottawa; Algerian from Montreal tonight; schooner Falconer from Charlotte with coal.

Mr. Sifton's Steamyacht - Skylark bought from H. Corby, Belleville; brought down by Capt. Carnegie, can do 14 miles an hour.

June 13, 1902



Crawford's wharf: schooner New Dominion cleared for Charlotte.

Swift's wharf: steamers Rideau King from Ottawa; Toronto down and up; Spartan from Hamilton.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge John Milne cleared for Washburn with 3,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Fleetwing cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

The steamer America came from Ogdensburg to Kingston last night in a little over 6 hours, remarkably good time considering the crowd she had aboard.

The R. & O. line may install the Marconi system of wireless telegraphy on the steamer Toronto, and if the experiment is successful, will extend it to the Kingston.

p.2 Personal Mention - Capt. Thomas Donnelly has not yet accepted the general managership of the Knapp tubular steamship company. He still has the company's offer under consideration.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1902