The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1904

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The schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal.

Swift's wharf: steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa.

The schooner Fleetwing arrived at Soward's wharf from Oswego with coal.

The steambarge John Milne, Smith's Falls to Oswego, passed here this morning.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson for Charlotte with two coal laden barges.

The steamer Tecumseh and consort are at Garden Island, with timber, from Toledo.

The schooner Marianette, in Davis' drydock for the past ten days, will be completed tomorrow night.

Captain Foster, Smiths Falls, has purchased the steam barge Westport, built last season by I.H. Arnold, Westport, and operated successfully on the Rideau. The price is not known.

p.6 Well Known Engineer Dead - St. Catharines, May 19th - Joseph Dawson, one of the best known marine engineers on the great lakes, is dead. Mr. Dawson was at one time with the McKay Steamship company, of Hamilton. His last berth was with the Niagara, St. Catharines and Toronto Navigation company, as chief engineer of the steamer Lakeside. He leaves a wife, three sons and three daughters, having lost one son when the steamer Bannockburn went down in Lake Superior.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1904