The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1905

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The schooner Voges, from Fairhaven with coal, is at Booth's wharf.

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

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down; Caspian from Charlotte; Rideau Queen from Ottawa tonight.

The schooner Queen of the Lakes clears for Sodus this evening from Richardsons' wharf with feldspar.

The yacht D. Waggoner is at Swift's wharf, having brought a New York party from a fishing trip up the Rideau.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria up last night; propellers Cuba and Persia up tonight; steamer C.W. Cole, from South Bay.

M.T. company wharf: tug Thomson, from Oswego, with three coal-laden barges and cleared down; tug Glide up with three light barges, and cleared down with three, grain-laden.

This morning while on her trip to Cape Vincent, a gasket in the mud port of the steamer Pierrepont's boiler blew out, when the steamer was near Simcoe Island. The steamers Wolfe Islander, Rideau King and America went up to find out the cause of the Pierrepont's signalling. After a delay of three hours, repairs were completed and the steamer proceeded to the Cape.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamers North King and Caspian are now in full swing and doing good business between Charlotte and Alexandria Bay. The company has many excursions booked for the season.

p.8 Bath, June 30th - The steamers Caspian and North King commenced their daily calls to this place on Saturday last. The schooner Queen of the Lakes unloaded a cargo of coal for Robinson Bros. this week.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jul 1905