The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1904

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Craig's wharf: steamers Alexandria and Ocean up tonight.

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

Navigation on the Rideau Canal will close on the 22nd of November.

Swift's wharf: steamers Corsican up last night; Hamilton down today.

The schooner Theodore Voges cleared from Craig's for Deseronto this morning.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Westmount cleared for Fort William; tug Emerson cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

The steamer A.E. Ames, of the Montreal and Lake Superior line, touched at Swift's wharf this morning on her down trip from Fort William to Montreal.

Davis & Sons have received a contract to build an $8,000 steamboat for W. Thompson, Orillia. It will be eighty-two feet long and sixteen feet beam. The boat will be begun at once.

Capt. Young, of Brockville, brought the steamyacht Albani to Kingston, where she will be laid up for the winter. It is the intention of the owners to put the craft in drydock as soon as possible.

Wolfe Island Notes - The steamer Fawcett has made several special trips to the city to the best shows; this is one of the many great advantages that we never had until this year.

The deepening and opening of the canal, which has been looked forward to with the keenest interest by the ratepayers of the island, has commenced. This week two engineers from Ottawa are surveying it, and will be ready for active work in the spring.

p.6 Ames Ran Aground - Toronto, Nov. 4th - The propeller A.E. Ames, belonging to Montreal and Lake Superior Navigation company, ran aground about five hundred feet south of the eastern gap, yesterday morning. After being relieved of some of her load of packages she was able to back out into the lake and come into the harbor without assistance last night. It is not believed that the vessel received more than trivial damage.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1904