The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria down.

Hon. Clifford Sifton's steamyacht Skylark will winter at Davis' shipyard.

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

It is expected that next month work of building a new steamer for the Rideau route will be begun in Kingston.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge King Ben cleared for Montreal with wheat; steambarge Owen cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with two coal-laden barges and cleared with them for Montreal; tug Hall cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

Three of the large steel steamers of the Canadian Lake and Ocean Navigation company, recently established at Toronto, arrived in port this morning from England. They were brought up the river by Capt. Archibald Macdonald, of Kingston.

Incidents of the Day - The steamyacht Idler, of the Visgar line, was in port today with a large excursion party aboard from Alexandria Bay.

The splendid steamyacht Sport, with a party aboard from Sport Island, was in port today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Sep 1902