The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1902

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M.T. company elevator: tug Hall from Montreal with four light barges.

Crawford's wharf: schooners Fleetwing and New Dominion, from Charlotte, with soft coal.

The steamer Caspian leaves tonight on her first trip of the season. She carries an excursion to Rochester.

Swift's wharf: steamer Toronto down and up; Hamilton from Montreal tonight; Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge King Ben cleared for Picton and Glenora with 5,000 bushels of damaged rice; schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

The steamers Parthia, Johnston and Frontenac returned today to Garden Island, having aboard the wrecking appliances used in releasing the schooner Minnewaska from her dangerous position in the St. Lawrence rapids.

This afternoon the steamer New York left for Clayton, and tomorrow begins her seasons' runs by taking an excursion to Ogdensburg. No trimmer steamer ever left Kingston harbor. The New York is a piece of art from bow to stern, the exterior painting decorations by Andrew McGuire being greatly admired. Capt. Miller is again in command and Frank Purcell, Watertown, N.Y. is the popular purser.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1902