The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1902

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p.1 Biggest Elevator on Lakes - Port Arthur, Aug. 15th - to hold 2,225,00 bushels when finished.



Craig's wharf: steamers Melbourne and Alexandria up.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Rideau King from Ottawa; Spartan from Hamilton; North King from Charlotte.

The schooner Flora Carveth, Charlotte, arrived this morning with coal for the K. & P. railroad. She discharged at the spile wharf.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount and consorts from Fort William tonight with 195,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson arrived up with four light barges, and cleared down with two barges, grain laden.

p.6 Accident to Captain - A message from Toronto states that Capt. Peter Ostrander, South Bay, of the schooner Queen of the Lakes, had an arm and two ribs broken Thursday night, just outside that city. A boom struck him.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Aug 1902