The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1903

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The steamer Resolute left Swift's wharf today for Deseronto.

Capt. John Armstrong, of the steamer Alaska, is in the city.

The captain of the steamer Westford has arrived from Buffalo, N.Y.

Capt. Allison, of Morrisburg, will again command the government steamer Scout.

Capt. Oliver, of the schooner Tradewind, has bent his canvas, and is already to leave port as soon as the ice has all passed down.

The steamer Resolute entered the government graving dock to receive some repairs to her hull prior to clearing for Deseronto.

The steamer Pierrepont had difficulty in landing at the islands this morning. The ice formed a stiff barrier. It was ten o'clock before she got away for Cape Vincent.

The Bay of Quinte ice, which filled the harbor yesterday, has mostly passed down the river. From Richardson's elevator to the bridge is choked, but a change in the wind will send that up again.

p.4 Demand of Marine Men - editorial on Board of Trade's pushing to have tonnage and inspection fees removed.

p.5 Stella Notes - Amherst Islanders want a ferry boat of their own; Mr. McGratten to use his scow to take passengers to Kingston.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Ariadne was the first to bring a cargo here this season. She arrived from Stella today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1903