The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Nov 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamers Persia and Aberdeen down.

Swift's wharf: steamer Corsican up on her last trip.

The steambarge King Ben arrived from Montreal with a general cargo.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall up with two light barges, and cleared down with three, grain-laden.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid cleared for Montreal with a grain-laden barge; schooner Granger from bay ports with grain.

Crawford's wharf: schooners Queen of the Lakes and Acacia arrived from Oswego with hard coal; schooners Tradewind and Suffel cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Toledo, a large steel vessel built at Philadelphia for the oil trade, is waiting at the government dry-dock to have its shaft repaired. The Toledo is on its way to the coast.

The Barge Sprang A Leak.

Saturday the barge Rob Roy, coal laden, reached the Locomotive Works wharf. That night she sprang a leak and pumps had to be kept going to keep her free of water. Sunday workmen were put to the task of discharging the cargo. They were discovered at work by Police Constable Timmerman, who reported the fact to the chief of police. But, under the circumstances, it is not likely that the men will be proceeded against.

p.6 The Late Capt. Knapp - Capt. James Knapp, of Knapp's Point, Wolfe Island, built various steamers, carried stone for masonry on Rideau and Beauharnois canals.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Nov 1902