The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1902

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The steamer New Island Wanderer now makes two trips to Cape Vincent on Saturday only. The traffic on this route this autumn has been greater than ever before.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Laura D., Pilot and Two Brothers from bay ports with grain; tug Nellie Reid cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

During the year ending September 1st, the grain shipments to Kingston by water amounted to nearly five and a half million bushels, far in excess of the previous year.

M.T. company elevator: tug Bronson up with four light barges, and cleared down with three grain-laden; S.S. Bannockburn cleared, light, for Fort William; steamer Glengarry cleared for Montreal with two grain-laden barges.

p.5 Incidents Of The Day - The steamer Chieftain with Capt. Thomas O'Brien in charge, left this morning, with complete wrecking apparatus on board, for Lake Port, to relieve the schooner Katie Eccles, which is sunk there.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Nov 1902