The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1903

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Craig's wharf: steamers Persia and Lake Michigan down.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Westmount from Chicago with 70,000 bushels of corn.

Charles Chambers has shipped on the schooner Clara Youell as mate. The schooner has cleared for Sandusky to load coal.

Capt. R. Davis has gone to Toronto to close a deal to build a seventy-foot steamyacht for use on the Muskoka lakes.

Deckhands on steamers some years ago could be got for $15 to $18 a month. Now they have to be paid $1.25 a day

The steamer Myles from Fort William, lightened 20,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons' elevator, and cleared for Montreal with the rest of her cargo.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston, North King and Spartan down; Rideau Queen cleared for Smith's Falls; Rideau King from Smith's Falls this evening.

Hull Inspector Davis left today for Toronto to take charge of the inspection in the western division during the illness of Inspector Evans. Mr. Davis will also attend to his own district.

p.5 Cape Vincent News - ....The steambarge Coaster discharged a cargo of coal for the Cleveland Seed company last week......The timber for the breakwater has arrived and the building of the cribs will commence at once. The foundation for the structure is about completed. It is expected the work will be completed this fall.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Calvin and consort cleared today for Garden Island for upper lake ports.

Praise Is Given - to Kingston Yacht Club for entertaining Montreal yachters. [Montreal Star]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1903