The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jul 1905

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Craig's: propeller Persia down.

The schooner Two Brothers, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at the asylum wharf.

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

Swift's wharf: steamer Toronto down; steamer North King from Charlotte; steamer Rideau King for Ottawa this morning; schooner Clara Youell cleared for Charlotte; steamer Hamilton up this morning.

A Raft For Restful Holiday - Hiram A. Calvin, one of the pioneers in the rafting business on the St. Lawrence, was introduced on the Exchange today, by William Stewart. Mr. Calvin, of Garden Island, who is ex-M.P. for Frontenac, has been rafting since the early sixties, and his father conducted a business of the same sort before him. For a restful holiday with no opportunity of receiving urgent telegrams or other matters which are likely to stir the blood and make one think of the strife in the business world, Mr. Calvin said that he would recommend a trip on a raft down the St. Lawrence.


Marine Notes.

The steamer Ramona will enter the government dry dock this evening to receive a new wheel.

The steamer New York is out of the government dry-dock after receiving an overhauling. Her hull and bottom were caulked and her steel arches put in the hull to stiffen it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Jul 1905