The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1903

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The steamer Jessie Bain made the Cape Vincent trips today.

Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean and steambarge King Ben from Montreal.

The S.S. Westmount takes along two barges laden with railway iron for Fort William.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes arrived light from Sodus to load feldspar for the Richardsons.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto and Caspian down; Corsican up tonight; Rideau Queen from and Rideau King to, Smith's Falls; schooner Suffel cleared light for Charlotte.

The steamer America this morning carried a large excursion from Picton to Cape Vincent, en route to Watertown. This afternoon she took an excursion from the Cape down the river, and this evening takes back the Picton excursion.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Westmount clears tonight for Cleveland to load coal for Fort William; tugs Hall and Glide up with seven light barges; tug Thomson from Oswego with three coal laden barges and cleared back with two light.

p.3 Pith of the News - The Midland King, a steamer with a capacity of 200,000 bushels of grain, was successfully launched at Collingwood.

p.8 Pith of the News - The river steamer Massena was burned to the water's edge early this morning at Ogdensburg, N.Y. The crew narrowly escaped.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1903