The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1903

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Craig's wharf: steamer Cuba, from Toledo.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down; Hamilton due up tonight.

The traffic on the Kingston - Cape Vincent ferry route has not been so great in years as during this season.

Capt. Allen will shortly take over command of the steamer New Island Wanderer for the balance of the year, Capt. Hudson returning to his home in Clayton.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Arabian expected tonight from Fort William with 40,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson up with two light barges and cleared for Charlotte.

The insurance received by the Thousand Island Steamboat company as loss by fire for the steamer Empire State was $20,000. The hulk is retained also, but will not be rebuilt.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The M.T. company exemption bylaw was not passed by council at its meeting last evening. Alderman Meek asked for further information so the matter was referred to the finance committee for a report.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1903