The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1903

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria down.

M.T. company elevator: tug Glide up with two light barges.

The steamer Orion and consort left Garden Island today for Toledo.

The steamer Armenia is on her way from Cornwall to Kingston for inspection. She is being towed.

The Toronto owners of the steamer Clinton have decided to place her in a dry-dock here for repairs.

The schooner Falconer cleared for Sodus with feldspar, loaded off the railway cars near the ferry wharf.

Swift's wharf: steamer Corsican due from Montreal tonight; steamer Spartan from Hamilton this afternoon.

The Calvin company's new barge Simla is 135 (185 ?) feet in length, as long a vessel of its kind as passes through the Welland canal.

Capt. McGrath of the R. & O. steamer Spartan is ill at his home in Montreal. Captain Stephenson is in command for the voyage.

The wrecked schooner Acacia has not yet been able to get into Davis' dry-dock, an M.T. company barge being there undergoing repairs.

The new steamer Simla, of the Calvin fleet, left today for Toronto to have her boiler and engines placed in position by the Polson company.

The steamer Arabian from Montreal called at Swift's wharf last night. She had a very heavy load of freight, the largest out of Montreal, for the west this season.

The crew of the steamer Glengarry has been paid off, that vessel having failed to get a marine certificate. Much repairing will be required before she will be passed by the hull inspector.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1903