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

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The steamyacht Regina, a handsome craft from Philadelphia, Pa., arrived here on Saturday evening, with a gay party on board. This morning it cleared up the Rideau.


Crawford's wharf: schooner Queen of the Lakes, from Sodus, with coal.

Craig's wharf on Sunday: steamers Ocean and Cuba down; Persia up; steamer Alexandria down this evening.

The yacht Ellen, owned by Frederick Huck, of Rockport, is lying at Swift's wharf. She was inspected today by Arthur Davis, inspector of hulls.

Swift's wharf on Sunday: steamers Kingston, North King and Corsican down; steamer Rideau Queen cleared this morning for Ottawa; schooner Falconer cleared for Sodus.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall from Montreal, with four light barges; S.S. Bannockburn and consorts cleared for Fort William, the latter after unloading iron ore at Deseronto.

The steamer Corsican left for Montreal this morning, with her full complement of passengers. It is the first boat of the season leaving Monday morning and established

p.4 Won the $4,000 - According to the Ogdensburg Advance the owners of the Minnewaska agreed to pay the Calvin wrecking company $4,000 if the latter released the stranded stern half of the ship in ten days, and only $2,000 if a longer time were consumed. The Calvins won the $4,000. In the process of releasing her, the wrecking company was obliged to use two big elm trees, which stood on Sparrowhawk Point, as snubbing posts for their big wire cables with which they pulled the boat off. For the use of these two trees the owners of the land sent in a bill for $500. The company has offered them $200 in settlement.

p.6 Rivalry Is Sharp - between Thousand Island steamboat company and Visgers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jul 1902