The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1903

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p.1 Insurance To Be Paid - on R. & O. company's steamer Montreal, burned.



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

Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale from Oswego with coal.

The schooner Sophia Luff cleared for Oswego to load coal for Cobourg.

The steamer Kingston came down from Toronto this morning on her first trip of the season.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Rideau King from Ottawa; Spartan from Hamilton.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount and consorts from Fort William with 197,000 bushels of wheat; steamers Topeka, Chicago, 51,000 bushels of corn; Ionia, Chicago, 71,000 bushels corn.

The steamer Kingston was in port this morning on her first trip of the season. She carried a large passenger list. Owing to a heavy fog on the lake the steamer was over two hours late in arriving, not getting here until ten minutes past six o'clock. She left again at half-past six for Prescott.

Judgement has been given in the case of the Montreal Transportation company vs the Canadian Pacific Railway company for damage suffered by the plaintiff's barge Kingston, which struck against the defendant company's bridge when being towed down the Lachine canal, during the season of 1901. The court found the company responsible for not having opened the bridge. The action was for $250.50 and the court allowed $200 damages.

p.6 Her Second Accident - Port Colborne, June 17th - The steamer Wahcondah, from Fort William to Montreal with wheat, is delayed here, owing to a break in her machinery. It probably will take about twenty-four hours to repair the break.

The New Steamer Here - The M.T. company's new steamer Westmount, built in England, reached Kingston this afternoon shortly after three o'clock.

The steamer India and consort, timber laden from Garden City, are on their way down the lake for Garden Island.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consorts cleared today from Garden Island for Toronto.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Myles from Fort William with 40,000 bushels of wheat.

Seventeen sailors from Eastern Ontario and points in Quebec reached the city last evening to enter the employment of the Calvin company.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1903