The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1904

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The Kingston and Montreal Forwarding company is getting in its timber for repairs to its fleet of barges. Portsmouth shipyard will be a busy place this coming winter, owing to the good times for which the Laurier government is responsible.


The steambarge Navajo cleared across the lake.

Crawford's wharf: schooner McGee cleared for Charlotte.

The steambarge John Milne cleared for Consecon to load grain.

Craig's wharf: steamers Niagara up and Persia down today.

The schooner Maggie L., from bay ports, is unloading grain at Richardsons'.

Swift's wharf: steamers Hamilton up last night; Spartan down this afternoon; Rideau King down from Ottawa tonight.

The captain of a coal schooner complains that the steamer Argyle is lying in a position at the dry dock wharf which is dangerous to vessels entering the harbor by night. Her bow projects beyond the end of the dock and the captain in question states that the steamer should be covered by the wharf.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The down trip of the steamer Persia today, was cancelled owing to an accident to the steamer which necessitated her laying over at Port Dalhousie for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Oct 1904