The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1902

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p.2 Arrived Back Late - steamer New York injured machinery while bringing back excursion from Ogdensburg.

Incidents Of The Day - R. Crawford has purchased the Wishart wharf in Portsmouth bay, inside the long pier. He will likely erect a coal shed upon it.



Craig's wharf: steamer Varuna, bay ports to Thousand Island Park, with excursionists.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia cleared for Charlotte to load coal for Garden Island.

The steamer America took the river run today in place of the steamer New York. The steamer Pierrepont made the Cape Vincent trips.

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

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount arrived from Toledo with 64,000 bushels of wheat, and will clear tomorrow for Fort William, with her consorts Quebec and Selkirk, laden with railway iron.

In view of the false statement that the new steamers to be brought to the lakes by William Peterson, in connection with the new freight line, in which William Mackenzie and Hon. George A. Cox are interested, Capt. Thomas Donnelly, Kingston, writes to the Toronto Star, stating that the boats are not whalebacks, as he knows the steamers that are coming. They are of the turret type, and have proved successful in the ocean trade. They are designed for rapid handling of cargoes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Aug 1902