The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1904

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The schooner Acacia is unloading soft coal at Swift's wharf.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Rutherford cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Niagara carried the 16th Regiment to Picton this morning.

Craig's wharf: steambarge Waterlily up this morning; steamer Persia up tonight.

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

The steamer Tecumseh and barge Meringo are at Garden Island with timber from Lake Superior.

Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton down last night; Toronto down and up; Spartan up tonight; Rideau King for Ottawa tonight.

Capt. Thomas Collins, of Kingston, who commands the propellor Lake Michigan, running between Duluth and Montreal, is one of the oldest captains in Canada, as regards service. He is seventy-seven years old and has been 62 years on the water. Captain Estes, of the Thousand Islands Steamboat company, is said to be the oldest marine captain in service around here, but Capt. Collins may be his equal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1904