The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamers Alexandria and Waterlily down.

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

Booth's wharf: schooner Queen of the Lakes from Toledo with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge Owen and schooners Echo and Granger, from bay ports.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Spartan from Montreal tonight; North King from Charlotte; Rideau King from Ottawa.

The R. & O. steamer Hamilton ran aground at the foot of St. Regis Island in a fog on Saturday morning and was released on Sunday afternoon. She arrived at Swift's wharf last evening.

Now On the Bay Route - Capt. Bloomfield, the popular master of the steamer Caspian during the season just closing, on Tuesday took over the command of the steamer Aletha, which will ply between Bay of Quinte ports and Kingston until navigation ceases. Capt. Bongard, first mate of the Caspian, is now in command of that boat. The Caspian made her last trip down the river on Monday.

Running Special Trips - steamers Caspian and North King carrying passengers from Charlotte to Toronto exposition.

Saved A Child's Life - Joseph Branch, engineer for Collins Bay Rafting Co., saved child at bridge.

p.5 What We Hear - Folgers To Have A New Steamer - new steamer planned for Thousand Island Steamboat Company, to be 280 feet long. [Syracuse Post-Standard]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Sep 1902