The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1903

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Swift's wharf: schooner Suffel cleared for Oswego.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Pueblo, from Chicago, with corn.

The steamers Beattie, Omaha, and Spalding, from Chicago with corn, are expected at the M.T. company elevator late tonight.

Very rarely at the beginning of the season are so many vessels from United States ports seen coming to Kingston with grain. Five are arriving within two days.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Denver from Chicago, with 44,300 bushels of wheat; schooner Ballou, from Consecon, with 4,000 bushels of barley; tug Thomson cleared for Oswego with two light barges.

The steamer Corona (sic - actually Chicora) made the passage last week from Kingston to Toronto gap in ten hours and three minutes, and this is claimed as record time. The record was made by the Rothesay, and it was eight hours and twenty minutes from Kingston to Toronto point, further than the gap.

The steamer Alexandria in Hepburn's shipyard, Picton, all winter, has been thoroughly overhauled and improved. She will begin the season on Saturday, with an excursion to Rochester. She will continue on her old route to Quebec through the rapids. He is in charge of Capt. Smith and Mr. Wilson will be purser.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1903