The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1906

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The steamer Kingston entered the government dry dock this morning.

Craig's wharf: propellor Persia, Montreal to Hamilton, up yesterday.

The sloop Ariadne cleared from Crawford's wharf with soft coal for Stella.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Maggie L. from bay ports with grain.

The schooner Acacia cleared this morning for Sodus for coal. She is chartered to carry 1,100 tons for the locomotive works.

M.T. company elevator: steamers Parent and John Sharples, from Duluth, with 79,250 and 80,000 bushels of flax, respectively; tugs Bronson up with three light barges.

Swift's wharf: S.S. Neepawah, Fort William to Montreal, down yesterday with flour; steamer Belleville, Hamilton to Montreal, down yesterday; S.S. Advance, Montreal to Toronto, up yesterday; steamer Rideau King cleared this morning for Ottawa.

The steamship Turbinia left the dry-dock on Saturday evening and tied up at the wharf, where she will remain for the next couple of days to undergo her spring overhauling. A gang of scrubbers and scrapers went this morning to clean her up preparatory to painting.

p.5 Is Rapidly Improving - Capt. Bongard, of steamer Turbinia, recovering from blood-poisoning.

p.6 Leave Vessels - Detroit, May 7th - President D.J. Keefe, of the International Longshoremen, Marine and Transport Workers' Association has received reports from his lieutenants, going to show that 135 mates have left their vessels at Lake Erie ports and joined the strikers.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1906