The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1905

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p.2 City Council - Communications - City solicitor, advising that in his opinion the city cannot make a claim against the government for salvage on the steamer Scout.


The steamer Hamilton is due up at Swift's tonight.

The steamer Alexandria called at Craig's last night on her down trip.

The steambarge Arctic proceeding from Ogdensburg to Deseronto, coaled at Swift's last night.

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

Crawford's wharf: schooner Tradewind cleared for Oswego; schooner Annandale, from Oswego, with coal.

The government tug Shanley, down from Ottawa on the first trip of the season, coaled at Craig's last night.

The tug Col. By with barge, lumber laden, from Ottawa, coaled at Swift's last night and proceeded to Ogdensburg.

The steamer Burkhead, with the P. Bissell in tow, ran on Little Calumet Island near Alexandria Bay, N.Y., and stove a large hole in her bow. She sank in 10 minutes to her decks, her cargo of lumber holding her up.

p.3 Picton, May 23rd - The steambarge Aberdeen unloaded coal at the electric light station. The schooner Clara is unloading coal at Hughes' wharf. The sloop Madcap came in Saturday and is unloading cord wood. The steamer Varuna commenced her season's run today, between Trenton and Picton.; Captain Hicks and engineer D. Sinclair in charge.

p.5 A Sad Death - Martha A. Jones, wife of Capt. Joseph Dix, 211 Nelson street (details).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1905