The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean up.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Burton cleared up; schooner Laura D. arrived from bay ports.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Rideau Queen for Ottawa; Corsican from Montreal tonight.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Bannockburn and consorts arrived from Chicago with 175,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson from Montreal with four light barges.

The United States surveyors of the river have discovered a hitherto unknown shoal near Morristown; there is only fifteen feet of water at this point, while on both sides there is at least one hundred and fifty feet. The waters of the St. Lawrence range in depth from forty to one hundred and eighty feet.


Marine Notes.

The steamer Arundell will discontinue her trip on Lake Ontario this week and go to the Detroit river. Next Monday she will run an excursion to Kingston.

The steamer New Island Wanderer is now on the Cape Vincent route. The steamer America is doing the ferry runs for a day or two, after which she will be laid up.

Toronto Globe: People who know say that some kind of a marine deal is in the air, as John Donnelly and B.W. Folger, of Kingston, and Mr. Hepburn, of Picton, have all visited the city this week, and the first two gentlemen have been very busily engaged.

B.W. Folger A Shareholder.

B.W. Folger is one of the shareholders in the Canadian Lake and Ocean Navigation company, limited. "King Ben" has gone back to his first love, the Folgers having been interested in the steamboat carrying trade years ago.

Interred at Goderich - body of Frank Lawrence, a Kingston man, drowned at sinking of vessel Marine City.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Sep 1902