The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1903

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Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria due down tonight.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton due down this afternoon.

The steambarge John Milne, from Consecon, is unloading barley at the malt house.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Fairmount due from Fort William with 65,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson up with two light barges and cleared for Charlotte with one.

p.5 Collin's Bay Items - The steamer Nile of Deseronto is lying at Rankin's wharf, wind bound, loaded with shingles and lumber.

p.6 Touched The Shoal - One of the Woolvin company's steamers, bound from Montreal west with pulpwood, went slightly on the shoal opposite Swift's wharf this morning. The steamer Pierrepont went to her help. The steamer was released, and stopped at the dry dock to land her river pilot. She sustained no damage.

Has Reached Port - The steamer Hecla, which went ashore at Cape Vincent yesterday, reached port this morning and will enter the dry dock as soon as it is vacant. The steamer Bothnia is in the government graving dock receiving a general overhauling.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1903