The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1906

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p.2 Day's Episodes - The steamers America, Island Wanderer, and Pierrepont handled several thousand passengers on Victoria day.

The steamers St. Lawrence, Island Wanderer and Ramona will go on their routes among the Thousand Islands about June 14th.



The steamer Alexandria passed up last night.

The schooner S. & J. Collier cleared light this morning for Oswego for coal.

The schooner Lydon arrived this morning from Oswego, with coal for Anglin & Co.

The schooner Flora Carveth, from Cardinal, was expected at the government dry dock today, to undergo repairs to her hull.

The steamer Argyle will leave port on Friday, and go to Picton for a cargo of canned goods before proceeding to Toronto.

Henry A. Hawgood is the name selected for the new 10,000 ton freighter building at Lorain for the Minerva Steamship company.

The government supply boat Reserve, Capt. Barrie, was in port this morning for coal, en route down the river, to attend to the lights.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton down last night; steamer Belleville up today; steamer Rideau King due from Ottawa tonight.

M.T. company elevator: tug Emerson up tonight with five light barges; S.S. Fairmount and consort due Sunday night from Fort William with wheat.

The steamer North King left at midnight Friday, on her initial trip of the season to Charlotte. She was looking well under her fresh coat of paint and general fitting up and is bound to keep her popularity.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1906