The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1903

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p.2 Day's Episodes - The steamer Corsican was at Swift's wharf this morning en route to Toronto. She carried an exceptionally large number of passengers, to accommodate all of whom cots had to be placed in the cabins.

p.5 A Fine Steam Yacht - The steamyacht Jule, of New York, owned by Mr. Costello, has been at Stella for the past two days....

Want To Sell Steamer - The R. & O. Navigation company desires to sell the Wolfe Island council a steamboat for ferry purposes, and the general manager has forwarded the council a photograph of the steamer. However, the councillors will interview the Folger Brothers, relative to a further lease, before taking action towards purchasing, building or leasing a boat.

p.6 A Big Contract - to build new breakwater at Sand Beach, Mich., 8000 feet long breakwater will form harbor of refuge; Hugo & Tims, Duluth, got contract. [Duluth News-Tribune]

To Be Entertained - members of St. Lawrence Yacht Club to visit on 14th, 15th and 16th.

Marine Matters.

M.T. company's wharf: steamer Westmount from Chicago with 70,000 bushels of corn; tug Thomson clears tonight with three grain laden barges for Montreal; tug Crurt from Fort William.

Swift's wharf: steamer Kingston down and up; steamer Rideau King tonight from Ottawa; steamer North King to Charlotte; schooner Suffel for Oswego to load coal for Joseph Swift; steamyachts Virginian and Irene from Alexandria Bay, and the yacht Ellen from Rockport.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Aug 1903