The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1905

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p.1 Capt. Lesslie Will Tender - North Sydney, N.S., Aug. 30th - It is reported that the Lesslie Wrecking company, Kingston, Ont., which now has a plant on the great lakes, will put a tender for the establishment of a wrecking steamer and plant at North Sydney, for which the department of marine and fisheries is now offering a subsidy of $10,000 a year.



Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale from Oswego with coal.

Craig's wharf: propeller Persia down this morning; schooner Ripple from South Bay.

The government tug Reserve crew have placed a gas buoy at the Narrows, near Gananoque, where a barrel buoy formerly was.

Swift's wharf: steamers Kingston down and up; Aletha down and up; schooner Ariadne is loading coal for Bath; steamers Rideau Queen from Ottawa tonight; Belleville down tonight.

Day's Episodes - The number of passengers carried this year by the steamers Toronto and Kingston from June 1st up to date average 400 on each trip. This is the largest in the history of the line.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Caspian will go into winter quarters here on September 9th.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1905