The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1903

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Swift's wharf: steamer Kingston down and up;

Asylum wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamers Melbourne and Alexandria up.

The schooner Suffel, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

The steamer Columbian arrived this morning from Montreal and remains at Swift's wharf till tomorrow morning for the Nebraska tourists.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Pueblo, from Chicago, with 52,500 bushels of corn; steamers Donnaconna and Pueblo cleared for upper lake ports; tug Bronson up with four light barges, and cleared with four grain-laden barges for Montreal.

The steamer Spartan of the R. & O. Co.'s Hamilton line was going down the river near the five mile light when the storm struck Brockville Wednesday night with all its force. The anchor was thrown out, but the chains snapped and the anchor remained at the bottom of the river. However, the boat weathered the storm and reached port safely.

2,200 Tourists - coming to Kingston from Nebraska; over 400 coming today; ..."The steamer Algerian will take the tourists down the rapids this afternoon." - tomorrow morning another 1200 will board the steamers Columbian and Toronto; Sunday 600 more to travel on steamer Kingston.

p.5 Capt. Boys has men at work removing the derelict steamer he owns, and which lies in Anglin's Bay, where it is a menace to navigation.

p.6 The By-Law Carried - The by-law voted upon on Thursday by the ratepayers of Wolfe Island, to provide for the issuing of debentures to raise funds for a ferry boat, was carried by 27 votes. Hence, when the Folger lease expires, Wolfe Island will run its own ferry.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jul 1903