The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1904

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p.2 A survey is being made of the damage done by the steamer Alexandria to the schooner Metzner on the 20th. Capt. Thomas Donnelly is representing the owner of the schooner.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from West Point with grain.



The schooner Acacia was expected from Charlotte today, loaded with soft coal for Swift & Co.

Craig's wharf: steamer Persia down this morning; steamer Niagara from South Bay with an excursion.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Rideau King to Ottawa; Hamilton up last night; Spartan down this afternoon.

The work of laying the final superstructure on the Cape Vincent breakwater extension has begun. The entire superstructure is to be of concrete blocks weighing ten tons each. They are already made and are to be shipped as rapidly as possible. It is quite likely that at the beginning of another season the work on the breakwater will go on to its final completion. Late high winds have thoroughly demonstrated the need of the entire structure as a harbor of safety.

p.5 Thousand Island Notes - steamyacht Ramona, of Folger fleet, had race with steamyacht Captain Visger, of the Visger line, and won.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Aug 1904