The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1903

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p.1 The tug Petrel left Quebec a day or two ago for Cape Race, Nfld. She had her compass adjusted by a Boston expert before sailing, and is manned by a crew from Sydney, C.B.



Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria up.

The schooner Fleetwing is loading lumber for Oswego.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston, down and up; Hamilton, down; Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa; Rideau King from Ottawa.

The steamyacht Cherokee, of Pittsburg, Pa., owned by S.H. Vandergrift, was at Swift's wharf today, en route from Toronto to the Thousand Islands.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Turret Cape expected before night with 95,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William; tug Thomson cleared for Charlotte with one light barge.

Steamers Had A Race.

The steamers Caspian and New Island Wanderer had a bit of a race near Alexandria Bay early yesterday afternoon. The Caspian won the honors by reaching the bay first. She has a speed of fifteen miles an hour and Engineer Hickey says she can be pressed to sixteen.

p.6 Want Cables Lifted - want telegraph and telephone cables lifted at Cataraqui bridge so that dredging can be continued there to depth of sixteen feet.

Day's Episodes - The sloops Pilot and Idlewild are in Davis' dry dock for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1903