The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1905

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At Swift's wharf: steamer Cornwall up this morning.

There will be no R. & O. boat down until Sunday.

The schooner New Dominion cleared from Portsmouth for Oswego.

W. Gravelle has commenced his duties as night clerk at Swift's.

At Craig's wharf: steamer Michigan up last night; Cuba up today.

The tug Col. By coaled at Swift's last night and cleared with a barge, for Ottawa.

The steamer Argyle leaves here on the 22nd to go on her route between Toronto and Colborne.

The steambarge Acadia finished unloading at Swift's today. The Jennie is at Swift's with coal.

One of the gasoline launches, built for Davis & Sons for a Toronto Junction firm, has been sold to the Gananoque Inn company, for use in connection with that hostelry.

Capt. Matthew Buck, the veteran navigator, at Hatters Bay, was presented by his admirers with a silk hat in recognition of his ship "Big Injun" being the first boat to enter Portsmouth harbor this season.

M.T. company wharf: S.S. Fairmount cleared for Fort William; tug Thomson up with two light barges and cleared for Montreal with three laden barges; tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with four whalebacks; tug Emerson from Charlotte with two coal laden barges.

p.6 Capt. Thomas Donnelly and Francis King go to Toronto tonight, to attend a meeting of the Dominion Marine Association executive to be held there tomorrow.

The steamer Varuna, which has been fitted with new machinery at Davis' dry dock, will be given a trial trip over the harbor tomorrow.

The work of unloading the M.T. barge Dunmore, at Booth's, was completed today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1905