The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1904

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The schooner Marinette cleared from Rockwood wharf for Oswego.

The steamer Nile unloaded baled hale at the Grand Trunk wharf today.

Richardsons' elevator: steambarge John Milne, from Gananoque with oats.

M.T. company wharf: tug Glide up with three light barges, and cleared down with three grain-laden.

Craig's wharf: yesterday, steamers Persia up; Cuba and Ocean down; steamer Alexandria down tonight.

United States Steamboat Inspectors Chestnut and Moulther are here from Oswego inspecting the steamer New York.

L.B. Spencer's steamyacht Wherenow is to go into the passenger service between here and the Thousand Islands this summer. She is splendidly equipped.

Swift's wharf: yesterday, steamers Kingston down and up; North King down and up; Corsican down Saturday night; Hamilton down; steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa this morning; schooner Acacia, from Oswego, is unloading coal.

p.2 Third Race Won by Verona - yacht race for Bruce Carruther's trophy.

p.3 Toronto Boat Disabled - Oswego, June 27th - The steamer St. Joseph, Capt. Eber, broke down while in midlake and drifted about for twenty-four hours. She was towed to this port by the tug Ferris. She was bound from Toronto to Oswego for coal.

p.5 Got In Way of Wind - steamers Kingston and North King landing at Swift's wharf and spectators covered in soot and coal dust.

p.6 Death of Capt. Malcolm McNaughton - Brockville, June 27th - about 65; was prominent in forwarding line on Ottawa River; McNaughton firm afterwards became the Ottawa Forwarding company.

June 28, 1904


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1904