The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1904

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p.2 Benjamin W. Folger - details of life; one of the organizers of the Thousand Island Steamboat Company; known as "King Ben," with photo.


Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind, from Sodus, with coal.

Craig's wharf: steamers Lake Michigan up; Melbourne, Alexandria, and Waterlily up.

The schooner Acacia arrived at Swift's wharf from Charlotte, with soft coal, this morning.

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

The present season so far has been very dull for the wrecking companies here, which have had almost nothing to do. Last season they had a busy time.

p.4 Lower The Class - Toronto sailors ready to challenge Rochester Club no matter what size boat will be used for Canada Cup.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1904