The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1902

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p.1 Knapp's Boat - Brockville, Sept. 3rd - Knapp's famous roller boat has had a propeller attached to one end, the other end closed and pointed with iron. She will now run lengthwise, and will somewhat resemble a small whaleback. It is the intention to take the boat to Montreal in a few days under her own steam.

Steamer's Last Trip - On Monday, September 8th, the steamer Alexandria will make her last trip through to Quebec. The Montreal trips will be continued until close of navigation.



Craig's wharf: steamer Persia down.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Rideau Queen from Ottawa.

The Canadian government is improving its system of buoys on the upper St. Lawrence.

The coal shippers at Cleveland are unable to move their vessels owing to the want of seamen to man them.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Montreal with three barges laden with railway iron, and cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

p.5 Monteagle Damaged - Sault Ste. Marie, Sept. 3rd - The steamer Monteagle had several frames and stanchions broken on the starboard side by collision with the Cambria and whaleback 202 while leaving the canal. The Monteagle proceeded on her way without repairs. The Monteagle is commanded by Captain William Griffin, Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1902