The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1903

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

The steamers Spalding and Myles cleared for upper lakes ports.

Crawford's wharf: schooner New Dominion clears tonight for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamers Melbourne and Ocean down; Persia up.

A company has been formed at Midland, Ont., to build a number of houseboats.

The steamer Toronto arrives down early tomorrow morning on her first trip of the season.

The government steamer Scout is placing the buoys in this vicinity. She was in the harbor on Saturday.

The steamer North King yesterday made her first trip from Charlotte to Alexandria Bay. She had a comfortable passenger list.

So far this season, close to two million and a half bushels of grain have been brought from the west to the M.T. company elevator here.

Capt. Andrew Dunlop left Saturday for Montreal to assume command of his steamer, the Bohemian, which left that port today for Prescott to meet the steamer Toronto.

The Marine Review (Cleveland) contains a cut of the steamer Wahcondah in its sunken condition below Cornwall, before the Donnelly Wrecking company's outfit arrived to raise the vessel.

Wreckage from the ill-fated steamer Bannockburn, has been coming ashore at Gouley's Bay, Lake Superior, for the last three weeks. A correspondent at Michipicoten Harbor saw her name board, and other remains of the vessel.

No appointment of a manager for the Canadian Lake and Ocean Navigation company to succeed Capt. Thomas Donnelly, who resigned, has been announced, but it is understood that Mr. Askin, at present looking after the North-West Transportation line, of the Northern Navigation company, at Sarnia, will receive it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jun 1903