The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1904


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p.2 Personal Mention - United States Marine Inspectors Moulther and Chestnut are here from Oswego, N.Y., to inspect the steamer St. Lawrence.

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean up.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from bay ports with grain.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Rideau King cleared for Ottawa.

The steamer Advance, at the M.T. company wharf, is being prepared for rebuilding.

The schooner Tradewind, from Oswego with coal, is due at Crawford's wharf today.

Capt. Dunlop's steamer Bohemian will again connect at Prescott with the steamer Toronto.

The M.T. company's barge Montreal has come out of Davis' dry-dock, after receiving some repairs.

The barge Grimsby, consort of the steambarge Clinton, which was condemned last year, is to be raised from Anglin's Bay where it sank last fall.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Westmount and barge Hamilton cleared for Huron and Loraine to load coal for Fort William; tug Glide cleared down with one grain-laden barge.

The government dredge Sir Richard is improving the channel to Davis' dry dock, making it seventy five feet wide and fourteen feet deep. Such improvement is necessary to enable larger boats to get to this busy docking place.

Captain Esford, of the steamer Kingston, told a Toronto Star reporter, during Tuesday night he passed through one of the heaviest thunder storms that he has seen for years. Balls of fire would form at the top of the mast and run down.

The steamer Toronto made her first trip of the season down this morning. Capt. Edward A. Booth, Jr., the well-known and popular Kingston captain, is again in command, and along with him is quite a coterie of young men from this city, among them being W.C. Macdonald, who has the reputation of being the best steward on the R. & O.N. company's line.

The A.C.A. Meet - canoe meet to be held at Sugar Island, opposite Gananoque.

p.8 Day's Episodes - John Donnelly is at Sorel to examine the sunken steamer Canada, with a view to the raising of that vessel.

H.S. Folger is in Ottawa today interviewing the minister of marine regarding the proposed dredging of the Wolfe Island canal.

The Irondequoit - Detroit, June 16th - may compete at Walker cup races to be held at Lake St. Clair in September.


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Date of Publication:
16 Jun 1904
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KN.17336
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jun 1904