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

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The steambarge King Ben is here from Montreal with a general cargo.

Richardsons' elevator: tug Nellie Reid and two grain laden barges cleared for Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King from Ottawa; Corsican due down and Spartan up.

The steamer Lake Michigan went aground at Belleville Friday morning, in going in to the Rathbun wharf. She worked herself off. The steamer is salt laden.

M.T. company elevator: steamers Rosemount and Rosedale from Fort William with 63,000 and 60,000 bushels of wheat respectively; tug Bronson up with three light barges and cleared down with three grain laden.

Kingston and Ottawa - The steamer Rideau King (weather permitting) will make her last trip to Ottawa on Monday, November 9th, and last trip to Smith's Falls on Thursday 12th.

p.6 Proposed Canal Extension - from Bedford Mills to Desert Lake, hooking up with Rideau.

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