The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1904

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p.1 Escapes From Burning Ship - Owen Sound, June 21st - The steamer J. & E. Milton of the Crawford tug line was destroyed by fire at Pappoose Island on Monday. The crew took to the boats and escaped.



Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria from Charlotte.

The steamer Toronto was an hour late this morning on account of fog.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Hamilton due up tonight.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson cleared with three light barges for Fairhaven and Charlotte.

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

The Oswego Palladium in noting the arrival of the Turbinia in Kingston says: "Such a boat is wanted between Oswego and Kingston and points down the St. Lawrence. A boat that could make Kingston, from Oswego, in less than three hours, would receive plenty of passengers and lots of freight."

p.4 Annual Meeting of Kingston Yacht Club Association - all officials re-elected.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jun 1904