The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1902

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p.1 Business on R. & O. Line - General Manager Gildersleeve says business has had a satisfactory natural increase.

p.2 Large Shipment of Apples - The steamer Alexandria passed down on Monday evening, bound from Picton to Quebec. She did not stop at this port, having already her complement of freight. She was heavily laden with apples, en route to England. The steamers Niagara and Water Lily are also carrying apples from Picton to Quebec. A quantity of cheese stored here for shipment to Montreal by steamer Alexandria had to be forwarded by the barge Rob Roy. A large number of barrels of apples are stored at Picton awaiting shipment to Montreal and Quebec, there to be transferred to ships for England.

Incidents Of The Day - The schooners Neyland (sic - Neelon ?) and Muskoka were expected from Oswego today with 1,800 tons of hard coal for Swift & Co.

p.6 Pith Of The News - The steamer Robert Wallace foundered in Lake Superior last night. The crew were saved.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Nov 1902