The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1900

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p.1 Barge Badly Damaged - Port Dalhousie, May 10th - The barge Dunmore, which struck the east pier Tuesday afternoon, went on dry-dock last night. It was found that the injuries are more than was anticipated. She will require a new stem up to her eleven-foot mark, which will detain her here probably a week.

p.2 Battered Gate-Keepers House - Wednesday afternoon a lumber barge attempted to pass through the draw at Cataraqui bridge on the way to the city from Rideau canal ports. For some reason the helmsman made a miscalculation with the result that the bowsprit of the vessel crashed into the gate-keeper's house. A large sized puncture was made.


The schooners Burton and Eliza White cleared to-day for Oswego.

The steamer Ocean, from Montreal, is expected to reach here this evening.

The tug Bronson cleared last night for Montreal with one barge, grain laden.

The tug Thomson cleared to-day for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

The steamer Pueblo, after unloading grain at Mooer's elevator, cleared for Erie.

The steamer Orion and consort Waubashene cleared to-day for the Welland Canal.

The propeller Lake Michigan, from Michigan, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The tug Nellie Reid took two grain laden barges from Mooer's elevator to Montreal yesterday.

The tug Charlie Ferris, Oswego, is at Craig's wharf, awaiting the arrival of barges from Ottawa.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: schooner Collier, Echo, and Laura D., from bay ports, with grain.

The timber in the hull of the tug Walker, now being cut to pieces, is in as good condition as when the tug was built.

The hull of the steamer being built by Davis, for the Trent River navigation company, was shipped to Orillia to-day by G.T.R.

The schooner Oliver Mowat discharged 14,000 bushels of wheat and peas at the M.T. company elevator last night and cleared again for lake ports.

something on Myles - see next page?

p.4 New Navigation Company - A.W. Hepburn, Picton, was at the Rossin, closing up the transfer of the Argyle, one of a number of lake steamers he owns, to a new navigation company formed to cater to the north shore trade of the towns on Lake Ontario from Toronto east to the Thousand Islands. The company will be called the Toronto, Oshawa & Thousand Islands navigation company. The capital is $100,000. The development of a summer resort at Whitby is a subsidiary enterprise, in which the Toronto gentlemen forming the navigation company are also interested. [Toronto Globe]

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Eliza White to-day unloaded coal at Booth & Co's wharf.

The schooner Burton cleared to-day for Oswego to load coal for Booth & Co.

p.6 The schooners Falconer and Fabiola cleared for Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1900