The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1903

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Swift's wharf: schooner Suffel from Oswego with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Echo from bay ports with grain.

In ten days the R. & O. N. company's tri-weekly service will be begun.

The schooner Dunn is here from Toronto to enter Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

The steambarge Clinton and consort Grimsby left port today for Oswego, to load coal for Kingston coal dealers.

Capt. Frank D. Phelps, Cape Vincent, has successfully launched his new tug. The boat will be named F.D. Phelps, after its builder and owner.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson arrived from Oswego with two coal laden barges, and clears tomorrow with two barges light to load again at Oswego.

The Calvin Company's fleet, consisting of the steamer D.D. Calvin and consort Ceylon and the steamer India and consort Burmah (sic), left Garden Island at an early hour this morning for Toronto to load lumber for the island.

Toronto Globe: The Chicora of Niagara River line arrived in port from Kingston last night. The Chicora made a record run, covering the distance from the dry-dock at Kingston to the lighthouse at the eastern sandbar in ten hours and three minutes. She has been thoroughly overhauled and new bulwarks have been placed above the promenade deck, and the guards have been straightened on both sides. The mast has been shortened and installed behind the wheelhouse.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Sloop Minnie cleared from Anglin's wharf for river points, with lumber. The schooner Lone Star arrived from Trenton with lumber.

p.6 An Important Decision - The decision of Referee Stone was handed down today in the litigation over dock privileges among the Thousand Islands, in favor of Folger Bros., on all points, as against competing steamers. This is an important decision, as it establishes the status and rights of owners of dock and wharfage privileges along the whole St. Lawrence river on the United States side.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Apr 1903