The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1906

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The government dry dock is empty after an unusually busy spring.

The sloop Laura D. is unloading hay, from Wolfe Island, at the G.T.R. wharf.

The steamer America leaves Kingston on May 24th, to bring over American visitors.

The steamer Victoria, in port fitting out, went to Gananoque last night to go on her route.

The schooner S. & J. Collier arrived this morning from Charlotte, with coal for James Swift & Co.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton up last night; steamer Rideau King from Ottawa tonight; steamer Picton due down tonight.

Richardsons' elevator: steamer Donnaconna will clear tonight for Walkerville, with a cargo of rye; schooner Echo from Napanee with grain.

The steamer Pellatt, which was at Swift's wharf Monday, ran ashore near Cardinal yesterday, but was released by one of the M.T. company's tug.

Cape Vincent - ....The steamer Arundell, of the Red Star line, begins her summer schedule through here to the Thousand Islands on June 15th.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Another complaint regarding the ferry steamer Wolfe Islander is that she sometimes leaves the city wharf before her scheduled time. Yesterday afternoon, a citizen complains she left ten minutes before she should have, and he had to remain in town.

p.6 Tenders called for dredging St. Mary's River at Soo. Department of Public Works.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 May 1906