The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1905

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Richardsons' elevator: schooner Oliver Mowat, from lake ports, with grain.

M.T. company elevator: S.S. Westmount, from Fort William, with 87,000 bushels of wheat.

The steamer Varuna will be in Davis' dry dock for the next few days receiving her new machinery.

The schooner Granger unloaded baled hay from the island at the G.T.R. wharf this morning.

At Craig's wharf: the steamer Lake Michigan down last night; steamer Cuba overdue this morning.

The M.T. Co.'s barge Kildonan has finished unloading at Swift's and will clear for Charlotte to load coal for the M.T. Co. at Montreal.

At Swift's wharf: the steamer Cornwall up this morning; steamer Rideau King down and up today; steamer Hamilton up this morning.

The tug Emerson brought two coal laden barges from Oswego, one for P. Walsh and the other for Booth & Co. She cleared for Oswego with one light barge.

Capt. Thomas Donnelly was one of those who had to do with the framing of the new Canadian marine rules, and he states that Inspector Davis' interpretation of the rule about the white light on a vessel is correct.

On the 17th, Judge Burbidge, of the exchequer court at Ottawa, will hear the case of the owners of the steamer Erin, of Thorold, against the dominion government for injuries sustained at Farran's Point last year by the steamer striking a submerged pier. Capt. Thomas Donnelly, of this city, will be a witness.

The tug Dauntless, which ran on Ford Shoals, off Oswego, N.Y., is rapidly pounding to pieces by the high sea which is running. She is lying on her starboard side and her cabin and smokestack and various other parts have been carried away. The wrecking crew is waiting for the sea to go down before attempting to save it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1905