The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Apr 1903

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a large deputation from Kingston including Aldermen Kent and McLeod, ex-mayor McKelvey, Engineer Kirkpatrick, for the Navy League Capt. Gaskin, E.J.B. Pense, Prof. Cappen, and J.M. Mowat; for the inland marine H.B. Rathbun and H. Russell, M.P.P., R.C. Carter, Deseronto, C.F. Gildersleeve, H.H. Gildersleeve, William Lesslie, Thomas Donnelly, H. Richardson, L. Henderson, D. Noonan, Houghton, Wilson, James Redden, Francis King, Allan Chadwick, Howard Folger and B.W. Folger.

the main meeting for marine interests had over 100 delegates representing boards of trade and navigation companies. (2 full columns)


The schooner Clara Youell, from Oswego, is at the Grove Inn wharf with coal for the Rathbun company.

The M.T. company's fleet was provisioned today in preparation for making a start up the lake as soon as the canal is opened.

p.4 Thousand Island Park - The new Rock Island Light, J.R. Butler, light keeper, was lighted for the first time on Monday evening..... The question is repeatedly asked, "When will the Islander be down."


Marine Paragraphs

The schooner Acacia cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

The schooner Emerald cleared for Oswego to load coal for Toronto.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind from Oswego with hard coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from bay ports with grain.

Spile wharf: schooner Queen of the Lakes from Charlotte with soft coal.

The steamer Chicora, Toronto, is here to enter the government dry-dock for repairs.

Rathbun's Grove Inn Wharf: schooner Clara Youell from Oswego with hard coal.

The schooner Laura D. cleared from Gananoque for bay ports to load grain for Kingston.

Capt. John Wood, who last year commanded the steamer Glengarry, takes charge this season of the S.S. Rosemount, which clears tomorrow for upper lake ports. He is a brother of the captain who lost his life on the S.S. Bannockburn last fall.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Apr 1903