The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1902

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria from Montreal this evening.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa.

M.T. company's elevator: tug Bronson from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared down with four barges, laden.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Erin and consort Danforth from Fort William with 72,000 bushels of wheat; schooner Flora Carveth, from Oshawa, with 13,000 bushels of barley; schooner Granger, Trent, wheat; schooner Laura D., Wellington, wheat.

p.6 To Purchase A Steamer - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. May 23rd - A.N. McKay, of the Hamilton & Fort William Navigation company, who has been superintending the construction of docks for the New Ontario dock and coal company, has left for England to purchase a steamer, which will be operated between Montreal and Fort William, in the passenger and packet freight trade. This will be the first of a large fleet which the company proposes to bring to the lake region.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1902