The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1904

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p.2 City Council - D.J. Dawson, township clerk of Wolfe Island, asked the city to have removed from the wharf at Clarence street, two boats which interfere with the steamer Fawcett from making a landing during rough or windy weather. On motion of Alds. Abbott and Carson, the harbor master was instructed to see that the Wolfe Island steamer received ample room for landing.


The schooner Magee (sic - McGee ?) has gone into winter quarters at Portsmouth.

Craig's wharf: steamers Cuba up and Alexandria down yesterday.

The tug Emerson cleared from the M.T. company wharf for Charlotte, light.

The schooner Acacia arrived at Swift's wharf last night with coal from Oswego.

Swift's wharf: steamers Corsican down this morning; Hamilton due up tonight.

p.4 Picton, Oct. 24th - The scow Westport is loading apples for shipment to Deseronto, thence to Winnipeg. Sloop Madcap is in port with lumber. The steamer Alexandria loaded apples at Waupoos on Sunday.

p.5 Keep Navigation Open - On account of the heavy traffic that is expected this fall on the upper lakes instructions were sent out today to keep the lights and other aids to navigation in Luke Superior and Georgian Bay in commission till the middle of December.

p.8 Capt. Robert Delaney, one of the oldest and best known pilots on the St. Lawrence, is dead in his Prescott home from a series of paralytic strokes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Oct 1904