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

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The steamer Islander was on the ferry route today.

The steamer Castanet leaves Davis' dry-dock tonight for Alexandria Bay.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Echo from Napanee and Granger from Wolfe Island.

The steamer St. Lawrence is taking the steamer Islander's route down the river for a few days.

The new steambarge Simla clears from Garden Island today for upper lake ports, to load iron for Deseronto.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan up; Rideau King from Ottawa. On Sunday steamers North King from Charlotte; Toronto down and up.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Rosedale, from Fort William, with 80,000 bushels wheat; steamer Colonial from Chicago, with 53,000 bushels corn; steamers Turret Cape, Whitaker, and Donnaconna cleared for upper lake ports; tug Thomson up with four light barges, and clears down tonight with four, grain-laden.

p.8 The Steambarge Released - The steambarge Parsons, owned by Capt. Wheeler, Chaumont, N.Y., and which brought a cargo of coal here a week ago, was seized by the Sheriff of Frontenac for $105 salvage. The claim was made by the crew of the Calvin steamer Johnston which brought the Parsons into port, after it had broken its machinery in the Batteau channel. Capt. Wheeler disputed the amount, but has now paid it, and the Parsons has been released.

Not Yet Released - The steamer Turret Crown, which ran upon the shoal above Nine Mile Point Friday morning, had not been released at one o'clock this afternoon. The steamers Pierrepont and New Island Wanderer were still at work trying to pull her off. A portion of her wheat in bags was brought down on the steamer Pierrepont.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1903