The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1903

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p.2 John Maloney - Died In Chicago - started sailing the great lakes in the 1850's, principally on American vessels; settled in Kingston in 1860's; moved to Chicago in 1891 to join family.


The schooner Voges is at Garden Island with coal for Booth & Co.

The schooner Theodore Foges, Charlotte, coal laden, is at Garden Island.

Swift's wharf: steamers Corsican cleared for Montreal and Rideau King for Ottawa.

Craig's wharf: steamer Persia up on Sunday; steamers Ocean and Cuba down this morning.

The steamer Caspian made the trip from Charlotte and Bay of Quinte ports to Kingston and the Thousand Islands yesterday.

The dredge Cartwright is now at work around Richardsons' elevator, where the water is not deep enough to allow a vessel of twelve feet draught to manoeuvre easily.

Next Sunday, the steamer North King makes her last trip to the Thousand Islands, the following two Sunday trips to Kingston will conclude her season.

The steamer North King brought down a party of excursionists from Toronto on Sunday. She reached here at 6 a.m. and proceeded down the river, arriving back here at three o'clock in the afternoon.

The steamer St. Lawrence, of the White Squadron, arrived in port this morning to go into winter quarters, after a successful season among the Thousand Islands. The steamers Islander and Ramona are still in commission among the islands and are doing a thriving business. They will not lay up for about a month.

An accident marred the steamer Kingston's last trip of the season. When thirty miles out of Toronto Saturday evening, her air pump broke, and she had to make her way slowly to Charlotte. Her passengers were transferred to the steamer Toronto, which took the remainder of her trip, reaching Kingston at eight o'clock Sunday morning. The accident is the third the Kingston has sustained to her machinery this season.

The Inquest Postponed - Henry Kendell, fireman on steamer Rideau Queen, at present being placed in winter quarters in Anglin's bay; Capt. Depencier sent him down to Davis' dry dock to borrow a yawl boat and he was struck by train.

A Presentation - to Capt. Esford, of steamer Kingston, from officers and crew.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Sep 1903