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

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Craig's wharf: steamers Persia down; Ocean up tonight.

The steamer North King has gone into her winter berth after a most successful season.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes has gone into winter quarters, there not being anything for her to do.

Swift's wharf: steamers Rideau King from Ottawa this evening; steamer Spartan from Hamilton.

The gross earnings of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company, this season, are going to show a gain of over $100,000 compared with last year.

The Calvin company was notified today that the steamer Carolina, which ran on rocks in the Saguenay near Tadousac, Quebec, had been successfully taken off this morning. Thomas Brian, the chief wrecker of the Calvin company, went down last Friday to consult with Capt. Gilbert Johnson, in charge of the wrecking expedition.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Rosemount due today from Duluth with 63,000 bushels of wheat, and will clear for Fort William with her two consorts; tug Glide up with three light barges; tug Thomson from Charlotte and Oswego, with two coal-laden barges and cleared across with one light barge; tug Hall cleared down with four laden barges.

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