The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1903

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Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa.

The steamer Tecumseh cleared from Garden Island for Toledo.

The steamer Turret Chief cleared last night for Cleveland.

The schooner Collier cleared from Booth's wharf for Oswego.

Mallen's wharf: steambarge Waterlily from Oswego with coal.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale clears tonight for Oswego.

Mooer's elevator: steamer Pueblo, from Chicago, with 50,000 bushels of wheat.

M.T. company elevator: schooner Sophia Luff, from Charlotte with soft coal; tug Glide up with three light barges.

Yesterday, Davis & Sons shipped a steamyacht to Reuben Miller, Muskoka. Today they shipped a gasoline yacht to Bennett & Sons, Gananoque.

The steamyacht Nokomis, owned by Mr. Nichols, of New York, arrived from Howe Island this afternoon to enter Davis' dry dock for repairs. The steamer Brockville, of Brockville, will arrive next week to be docked.

The schooner Acacia has been floated out of Davis' dry dock. The damage done to her bottom by running ashore at the Main Ducks about three weeks ago will amount to $200. Repairs to the upper works will cost another $100. The total loss, including the wreckage bill, will likely be $1,500, of which the owners of the cargo pay one-third. The cargo was insured, but the vessel was not.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal; government tug Stanley from Ottawa.

The third of the big turret steamers arrived at the M.T. company elevator this afternoon, viz. the Turret Crown, from Fort William, with 100,000 bushels of wheat.

Buffalo Steamer Burns - A special from Goderich, Ont., says that the steamer Pfohl ?, of Buffalo, was burned and sank near Goderich. The fire was caused by the explosion of a lamp in the steamer's cabin. The crew was rescued by the Goderich life savers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1903