The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1904

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The schooner Luff cleared from the penitentiary wharf for Charlotte.

The tug Col. By and scow Minnie loaded coal at Swift's for Westport this morning.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind, from Charlotte, with coal; schooner Voges cleared for Oswego.

Craig's wharf: steamers Michigan down last night; Persia down this morning; steamyacht Sport up yesterday.

Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton up last night; Aletha from Ottawa last night; Kingston down and up; North King, down and up; Spartan, down.

p.3 Picton Pointers - Aug. 16th - The schooner Two Brothers is in with lumber for Hepburn. The schooner Gull is in unloading lumber at Lake & Killip's dock.

p.5 A Wharf Blockade - Toronto and Caspian both arrived at Swift's wharf; passengers, pedestrians, cabs, carters, horses and a freight train all jammed up.

A New Light Put Up - Ivy Lea, Aug. 17th - A new gas light buoy now takes the place of the old red barrel at Fiddler's Elbow. A bright light is seen a long distance. It was of course a government job, done last Saturday.

Buys A Steam Yacht - H.A. Laughlin, of Wellesley Island, sold Vesta, 107 feet long, to Col. M.J. Lawrence.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Aug 1904