The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1902

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The steambarge King Ben cleared for Sodus, with feldspar.

Craig's wharf: steamers Ocean and Melbourne down; Persia up.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Laura D. from Trenton with wheat.

A new boiler has arrived for the government tug St. Paul at Mooer's elevator.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Glengarry and consort cleared for Fort William.

Swift's wharf: steamer North King, from Charlotte; steamer Arabian from Montreal, bound up.

Crawford's wharf: schooner New Dominion cleared for Charlotte; schooner Two Brothers arrived from Charlotte with coal.

The steamer Ramona was given a trial up the harbor yesterday morning to test her new boiler. This little steamer will be the greyhound of the river this summer.

p.6 New Detroit-Buffalo Line - Detroit, June 2nd - After the lapse of forty-five years the old Detroit and Buffalo lake route was re-established today, when the palatial new passenger steamer Eastern States of the recently organized Detroit and Buffalo steamship company sailed from this city on its initial trip to Buffalo. The company has arranged a schedule of weekly sailings between the two cities, the boats being among the largest and finest on the great lakes.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jun 1902