The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Oct 1903

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

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Laura D. from bay ports with grain.

Swift's wharf: steamers Spartan down today; Rideau King from Ottawa.

The schooners Rutherford and Eliza White have gone into winter quarters at Picton.

The tug Parthia has cleared from Garden Island with a five-dram raft for Quebec. One more raft is expected to go down before the season closes.

The steambarge L.S. Porter, while crossing Lake Ontario, Sunday night, with the barges Reed and Drake, lost her tow in the storm. One of the barges anchored, but the other was driven ashore near Olcott by the wind.

It is understood that the steamer Aletha, owned by Capt. Roys, will be remodelled this winter and used next season as a passenger steamer on the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers, running from Kingston to Montreal and Ottawa.

p.6 The Goderich Accident - The Newmount, Capt. Bassett, came into Goderich from Fort William with 101,000 bushels of wheat for Richardsons', Kingston. - man killed while unloading at the elevator.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Oct 1903