The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1903

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The steambarge King Ben cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Alexandria is expected at Craig's wharf this evening on her first trip of the season to Montreal.

The steamer Bothnia, of Montreal, coal laden, at Fair Haven, N.Y., was libelled on a claim of $5,700 damages, by the Ames Brooks company of Minneapolis.

Captain William Shaw has sold the Chicago schooner Sophia J. Luff to George Plunkett, and she will be taken to Cobourg, Ontario, and registered as a Canadian.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Prentice and consorts cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago; tug Bronson arrived up and cleared for Montreal with four grain-laden barges; steamer Advance arrives tonight from Toledo with 40,000 bushels of corn.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - G.W. Westbrook, Ogdensburg, N.Y., is here looking over the K. & M. forwarding company's barges.

William Stewart, Montreal, manager of the Canada Atlantic barge line is in the city to take over the barges from the K. & M. Forwarding company.

The schooner Minnedosa is unloading what is likely the largest cargo of coal every brought into this port. It comprises 2,000 tons and is consigned to Booth & Co.

The steamer North King has been towed around to Swift's wharf and is being painted and fitted out preparatory to beginning her season's business on her accustomed route.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1903