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

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Soward's wharf: schooner Kate cleared for Oswego.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Sodus.

Craig's wharf: steamers Ocean and Cuba from Montreal.

The steamer Rideau King is not touching at Westport this week on account of the small pox scare.

The steamer Hamilton was nearly a day late on her trip from Hamilton. She did not arrive till nearly noon today.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount and consorts, with 175,000 bushels of wheat, and steamer Arabian with 40,000 bushels of wheat, all from Fort William.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Katie Eccles, from Colborne with rye; Laura D., Wellington, barley; Two Brothers, battery; steambarge John Milne, Washburn, oats.

Capt. Batten has gone to Toronto to take charge of the new steamer Montreal, and pilot her down the St. Lawrence rapids. It is the captain's intention to run all the rapids, and he expects to go east in a week or ten days. This latest addition to the R. & O's fleet is the largest and finest vessel yet turned out of a Canada shipyard, and will be the largest vessel that ever ran from the great lakes to Montreal, her length being 340 feet and breadth 74 feet 6 inches. Her trip down the St. Lawrence will be watched with interest.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 May 1902