The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1905

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Craig's wharf: propellors Michigan down yesterday; Cuba due down tonight.

Swift's wharf: steamers Belleville down this morning; Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; Picton down yesterday.

The schooner Tradewind has unloaded her cargo of coal, and will clear for Charlotte, as soon as the sea on the lake goes down.

M.T. company wharf: steamer Turret Crown from Fort William, with 80,000 bushels of wheat; tug Thomson cleared down with two grain-laden barges.

Incidents of the Day - It is said that the claims of relatives of the victims of the Scout catastrophe at the Kingston dry-dock on April 18th, when four lives were lost, will be considered at an early date by the judge of the exchequer court, to whom the department of justice referred the matter.

"Heart to Heart" - at Police Court, two sailors from schooner Tradewind, James Oliver and Thomas Watson, fined for getting drunk and starting a fight.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Rosemount, laden with wheat, Fort William to Kingston, was aground in Port Colborne harbor yesterday, before she could get to the elevator, the high winds having lowered the water.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1905