The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1903

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Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Anglin's wharf: schooner Two Brothers cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Annandale cleared for Oswego to load coal for this port.

M.T. company elevator: schooner Island Beauty from bay ports with grain.

Rathbun's Grove Inn wharf: schooner Annie Minnes from Oswego with coal.

The two large barges of the M.T. company, which left for Oswego, are loading coal for Messrs. Swift and Walsh, this city.

Captain Mahoney has sold his sloop Minnie to a Gananoque party. The Minnie was the flagship of the "Mosquito Grain Fleet," and was one of the busiest little vessels that plied the harbor.

The schooner Emerald, with coal from Oswego, bound for Hamilton, ran into Port Dalhousie Sunday. The captain thought that the north-east wind was too strong to make the harbor there, drawing thirteen feet of water, as a heavy sea is running up the lake.

p.5 His Last Trip - Funeral of Capt. Andrew Miller - taken to Cape Vincent on New Island Wanderer, all flags at half-mast.



Montreal, April 14th - The A.E. Ames is the name of one of the new steamers of the Canadian Lake & Ocean Navigation company, which are to ply the Canadian lakes this summer. She was built by the Northumberland Shipbuilding company and was launched on March 31st. One of the others is called the J.H. Plummer. She was launched on March 28th, by Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. The third is building on the Clyde, and may have been already launched. The dimensions of these steamers are 245 feet by 37 feet beam, by 24 feet deep, with lofty 'tween decks arranged with eight large double side ports. They have been built with five large hatches in a suitable position for the grain elevators, so that they may be loaded or discharged in two hours.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Apr 1903