The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Apr 1904

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The schooner Acacia (Capt. Simmons) from Oswego to Kingston with coal for Swift & Co., drifted on Nine Mile Point, early this morning, being unable to help herself, there being scarcely enough wind to carry her along. The Calvin tug Frontenac went up to pull her off. It is understood that she is but lightly on.

The schooner was very easily pulled off, and arrived at Swift's wharf at half-past nine o'clock in tow.

Marine Movements.

The schooner Two Brothers arrived at Richardsons' elevator with grain from Belleville.

The schooner Clara Youell, from Oswego with coal, is at Rathbun's Grove Inn wharf.

The steambarge Simla leaves Garden Island tomorrow morning for Toronto to load lumber.

The S.S. Rosemount leaves the M.T. company wharf today for Fort William on her first trip of the season.

The schooner Tradewind was the first to arrive here this spring from Oswego. She reached here this morning with coal for James Sowards.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Corsican left Toronto at four o'clock this morning and is expected to arrive here some time tomorrow.

Reeve Fawcett, of Wolfe Island, stated this morning that building operations on the new ferry boat, to run between Kingston and Wolfe and Garden Islands, are being pushed rapidly, and it is expected that she will be completed by June 1st. He said that the reports being circulated about the construction of false sides on the boat were untrue. The craft will be built much on the same plan as the steamer Pierrepont.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Apr 1904