The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1904

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Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean up.

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

Crawford's wharf: schooner Rutherford cleared for Oswego.

The steambarge Nile cleared for Brewer's Mills with cement.

The schooner Fleetwing cleared from Sowards' wharf for Oswego.

The schooner Clara Youell will likely get away for Oswego tonight.

The schooner New Dominion is at Portsmouth for coal for J. Shortt.

The steambarge Kenirving, coal laden, from Oswego to Smith's Falls, passed here this morning.

M.T. company wharf: steamer Westmount and consorts clear today for Cleveland, to load coal for Fort William.

The schooner Marianette, while being towed out into the harbor by the steambarge Nile, this morning, ran foul of that vessel and ripped the top off the Nile's pilot house. The Marianette cleared for Oswego.



Buffalo, N.Y., May 26th - The first break in the ranks of the striking masters and pilots occurred here last evening, when the propellor Saxona sailed for Duluth. She carried a cargo of 7,200 tons of coal. D.P. Crane, master of the Saxona, and his son F.W. Crane, who sailed as mate, were expelled from the Masters' and Pilots' Association.

A big fleet of vessels is lying out at the break wall, loaded and ready to sail as soon as masters are provided. It was stated that the Saxona and Yosemite, propellors, had taken out clearance papers and would sail for western ports today with former members of the Masters' and Pilots' Association. Other vessels, it was reported, were getting up steam.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Brockville arrived here last night from Brockville, and is now in Davis' drydock for repairs.

Thomas Henry, traffic manager of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation company, was in the city today.

p.8 The steamer Valeria is here from Gananoque for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1904