The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1903

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The schooner Collier, from Charlotte, is at Folger's wharf with coal.

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

The schooner Sophia Luff from Charlotte is unloading coal at the penitentiary wharf.

The steamer Valeria will continue on the Gananoque-Clayton route until the 30th inst.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Sharples from Duluth with 75,000 bushels of wheat, and clears up: tug Bronson clears down with three grain laden barges.

On and after November 1st, the steamer New Island Wanderer will make only one trip per day between the Cape and Kingston, leaving this port at 2 o'clock p.m. On Saturdays and Mondays, however, extra trips will be made, leaving Cape Vincent Saturdays at 5 o'clock p.m., and on Mondays leaving Kingston at 5 o'clock a.m.

The steamers Badger State and Empire State, with capacity each for about 1,000 tons freight and 300 passengers, were sold today, at Detroit, Mich. The Barry Transportation company of Chicago bought these boats a couple of years ago, and after spending a large amount of money on them undertook to compete with the D. & C. Line between Cleveland and Detroit, on which route the boats have been running up to within a few weeks.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1903