The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1904

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The tug Emerson is in light from Port Dalhousie.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes has cleared for Charlotte with feldspar.

The schooner Sophia Luff is at the penitentiary dock, from Charlotte, with coal.

The schooner Acacia is unloading the balance of her coal cargo at the malt house dock.

The steamer Cardinal, which ran aground at Edwardsburg, arrived here on her way to take the Kildonan to North Fairhaven.

Craig's wharf: steamers Niagara and Michigan up last night; Where Now down and up from river ports; Persia up tonight.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Caspian down and up; Rideau King down to Ottawa this morning; Rideau Queen up and Spartan up tonight.

After the steamers Armstrong and Dauntless, as well as the Mary P. Hall, had failed to haul the steamer Cardinal off the rocks at Ogdensburg the Chiefain and Proctor tried their hand on Friday and were successful.

p.3 R.C.Y.C. Decides To Challenge - to challenge Rochester Yacht Club for Canada Cup, in thirty-foot class; races to be held next year.

Fifty Years Ago - article from Aug. 10th, 1854 published in [Toronto Globe] about steamer Star, Capt. Creighton, passing through Wolfe Island Canal.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The tug Cardinal is aground once more, this time at Knapp's Point. The steamer America left at noon to release her.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Aug 1904