The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Sep 1903

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Swift's wharf: steamer Spartan up tonight; Rideau King from Ottawa.

The steambarge Simla, from Lake Superior ports, is at Deseronto with iron ore.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid cleared for Montreal with one grain-laden barge.

The Melrose, consort of the S.S. Westmount, was damaged in the Detroit river. The schooner James G. Blaine ran into her, breaking some of the upper works. No damage was done to the Melrose's wheat cargo.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Westmount and consorts from Duluth, with 170,000 bushels of wheat and cleared up; tug Thomson from Charlotte with two coal laden barges; tugs Hall and Thomson cleared down with six laden barges.

p.6 Fell Through Hatchway - Louis Lavoie, of Garden Island, fell through hatchway of steamer India at Deseronto.

Injured On A Steamer - Edgar Birtch, while working on boiler of the steamer New Island Wanderer, fell into hold.

A gas buoy has been placed on the east side of the channel at the foot of Wolfe Island and a black one at the lighthouse point.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Sep 1903