The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1903

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The schooner Two Brothers cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Collier cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale cleared for Oswego.

Soward's wharf: schooner Tradewind from Oswego with coal.

The steambarge John Milne, Fairhaven to Smith's Falls with coal, passed here last night.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Carthaginia from Duluth with 85,000 bushels of wheat.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa; schooner Suffel cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Cuba passed down the United States channel yesterday afternoon, not calling here.

The steamer Clinton will likely enter the dry-dock at Trenton, as the docks here are both engaged.

The steamer Carthaginia's 85,000 bushels of wheat were unloaded at the M.T. company elevator last night in four hours and a half.

The officers of the R. & O. line boats have been appointed as follows: Kingston, Captain H. Esford; steward, Hepburn; purser, H. Dubois; Toronto, Captain H. Grange; sailing master, Captain Booth; steward, W.C. McDonald; purser, S. Gorman; Spartan, Capt. McGrath; steward, A. Fry; purser, J. Sparks; Corsican, Capt. Mills; steward, A. Marcil; purser, E. Orseto; Hamilton, Capt. Barker; steward, H. Stitt; purser, Capt. Barker, sailing master, J. Stevenson.

Released From Quarantine - Calvin steamer Chieftain after one man had mild typhoid.



Duluth, Minn., May 12th - The steamer J.C. Suit, which has been chartered for the season to be used in stripping some of the old wrecks on Lake Superior, has just returned from the wreck of the Canadian passenger steamer Algoma, which was lost nineteen years ago, with fifty-two lives. What is left of the steamer is on the south coast of Isle Royale. The wreckers worked among the bones of the dead when taking up the 150 tons of iron which formed part of the ship's cargo. The Suit will at once return to the wreck and remove the bar iron in the hold of the lost ship.

p.5 New Steamer Launched - Capt. Visger Jr. launched at Alexandria Bay in the Davis shipyard, built by Andrew Duelon for Captains W.L. and H.W. Visger.

p.6 Busy Boat Company - the Kingston Boat Company, Dr. D. Allan Black proprietor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1903