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

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p.1 The deck hands of the Niagara Navigation company, Toronto, went on strike on Saturday, but the boats are being run by the officers.



Rathbun's wharf: schooner Vogue cleared for Oswego.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes cleared for Sodus with feldspar.

Crawford's wharf: schooner New Dominion, from Charlotte, with coal.

The schooner Collier cleared for Charlotte to load coal for the Folgers.

Garden Island: steamer India and consort from Sault Ste. Marie with timber.

About 300,000 bushels of grain left the M.T. company elevator Saturday night and Sunday for Montreal.

Craig's wharf: on Sunday, steamers Ocean and Melbourne down and Persia up; this evening, steamer Alexandria down.

Swift's wharf: on Sunday, steamers North King and Kingston down; today: steamers Corsican from Hamilton; Rideau Queen cleared for Smith's Falls; Rideau King from Smith's Falls this evening.

About two-thirds of the grain exported from Montreal since the opening of navigation last spring came by way of Kingston from the west, by boat. The St. Lawrence route so far this year has prospered as never before.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Omaha, from Chicago, with 51,500 bushels of corn; S.S. Rosemount and consort Quebec cleared for Fort William; tugs Hall, Thomson, Glide and Bronson cleared with ten grain laden barges for Montreal.

Yacht Racing - second of Kingston Yacht Club races for Bruce Carruthers' trophy won by Verona, followed by Cock Robin, Winonah, Thelma and Texpi.

p.3 How A Canadian Celebrated - Ned Denny, a fireman on dredging tug Amy, working at foot of Wolfe Island, hurt at Clayton. [Clayton On-the-St. Lawrence]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jul 1903