The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jul 1903

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Craig's wharf: steamer Waterlily down.

Asylum wharf: schooner Annandale cleared for Oswego.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from Waupoos with grain.

The steamer Parthia loaded withs at railway wharf today for Garden Island.

Mooer's elevator: steamer Turret Court from Chicago with 75,000 bushels of corn.

Marine Inspectors Molther and Chestnut, Oswego, N.Y., are in the city to inspect the steamer Jessie Bain.

Swift's wharf: steamers Caspian from Charlotte; Toronto from Toronto; Rideau Queen from Smith's Falls this evening; Hamilton from Montreal tonight; Rideau King cleared for Smith's Falls.

The new S.S. Fairmount arrived at the M.T. company elevator early this morning after having discharged part of her cargo of railway iron at Montreal. She is the counterpart of the S.S. Westmount, both vessels being built from the same plans. Her wheat carrying capacity is 110,000 bushels. Capt. P.C. Telfer is in command.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Orion is in the government dry dock receiving repairs.


Marine Matters.

The steamyacht Gladys, owned and sailed by A.W. Thompson, Ottawa, is here. She has been bought by the Canadian government to be used as a lighthouse and buoy inspection boat. The Gladys is seventy-five feet long, ten feet wide, and is capable of making fifteen miles an hour.

The new dredge Sir Wilfred Laurier, which sunk near Port Hope a year ago, while being towed to Kingston, is to be raised shortly. Ten gasoline launches will drag the lake in search of the sunken dredge.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jul 1903