The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1906

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p.1 Got Away From Buffalo - Buffalo, May 5th - The Western Transit steamer Buffalo left this morning. She has a cargo of package freight and was manned by non-union mates and firemen. The boat got away without confusion.



Swift's wharf: steamer Belleville due down Sunday.

The sloop Idlewild cleared this morning with a carload of shingles for Wolfe Island.

Craig's wharf: steamer Alexandria, Montreal to Charlotte, passed up early this morning.

The steamer Victoria, of the Brockville-Gananoque route, on the Kingston foundry marine railway, for repairs to her boiler was pulled off last night, and it is expected she will proceed to Gananoque tonight.

The steamer Pierrepont went to Cape Vincent this morning in place of the steamer New Island Wanderer which went down the river to take the steamer Islander's trips today among Thousand Island points.

The steamer Midland Queen, from Fort William with wheat, arrived at Richardsons' elevator this morning. This is the steamer that had its nose broken by a collision at the Sault. She will proceed to Buffalo, to enter dry dock for repairs.

One of the largest barges seen in this port in some time, was the Vinland from Alpena, Mich., which docked at the Frontenac cereal elevator last night, and cleared this morning, on her trip to Rockland, Maine. She had on board three million staves and six thousand feet of lumber.

p.8 The Board of Trade - gets a new lease on life; when discussing Kingston marine interests believe that an enlarged Welland canal is important to Kingston's growth.

Capt. Bongard Improved - of steamer Turbinia improving from effects of blood-poisoning.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1906