The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1902

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p.1 Raging Storms - on Lake Superior; "The steamer Saturn, with 115,000 bushels of wheat, is still aground in Port Arthur harbor, and will have to be lightened before she can be released. It is understood she was close to shore."



Craig's wharf: steamers Persia up; Alexandria down.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan down; Corsican up.

Two of the M.T. company's barges went to Oswego today, to load hard coal.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge John Milne and schooner Granger from bay ports with grain.

The big steamer Turret Crown did not enter the government drydock as expected. A large gang of men were employed in making some changes in her during the past few days. It was expected that she would clear for Toronto today.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal-laden barges, cleared down with four laden barges, arrived up with four light, and cleared with two light for Oswego; schooner Katie Eccles from West Point with grain.

p.6 Capt. Allen, of the str. Pierrepont, ill for the past few days, returned to duty this afternoon. Capt. R. Carnegie had been taking his place.

Unloaded at Richardson's elevator this afternoon: schooners New Dominion, from Belleville; Highland Beauty, from bay ports.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1902