The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1903

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p.2 Cheering Prospect - by abolition of canal tolls - good news for Montreal. [Montreal Herald]


Asylum wharf: steambarge Parsons cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Laura D. will enter the dry dock at Picton for repairs.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes arrived back last night from Sodus to load feldspar.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Maggie L. and Granger from bay ports with grain.

Craig's wharf: steamers Persia down; Ocean up tonight; schooner Mary, from Oswego, with coal.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson up with two light barges and cleared down with two grain-laden; steamer Whitaker from Chicago, with 50,000 bushels of corn.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston from Toronto; North King from Charlotte; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa; Rideau King from Ottawa; Spartan from Hamilton.

The steamer Turret Cape called at the M.T. company's wharf this morning. She has wheat from Fort William to Montreal, and will make the trip down the St. Lawrence instead of discharging here. The big steamer is only laden to fourteen feet, with a cargo of probably 60,000 bushels.

p.5 Cannot Be Excluded - Visgers win right to use two wharves, the Cornwall and Crossman docks at Alexandria Bay. [Syracuse Post-Standard]

p.6 Steamer Arabian Ashore - It is reported that the steamer Arabian, the government lighthouse supply boat, which left here yesterday, is ashore on Pigeon Island.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1903