The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1900

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p.1 A Watchman Drowned - Iroquois, Nov. 5th - Thomas Joyce, night watchman on the dredge Ottamac, was drowned here Saturday evening. Mr. Joyce was a steady and sober workman and highly esteemed by his employers, the Gilbert blasting and dredging company. He leaves a widow and family. He belonged to Joyceville.

p.3 The steamer Bothnia, Big Inlet to Prescott with deals, passed down last night.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Two Brothers is loading stone for Picton.

The steamer North King has left the government drydock, after having received repairs to her hull.

The steambarge King Ben, now loading grain at Belleville for Montreal, will return with a cargo of powder.


Could Have Done It Himself.

James Delaney, of St. Catharines, pilot for the great lakes and St. Lawrence river, writes the Buffalo Courier that he took the steamer A.D. Thomson from Ogdensburg to Montreal under her own steam and without the aid of tugs, and that although the tug Jessie Hall towed the Thomson's two barges from Ogdensburg to Montreal yet the Thomson could have done the towing had the owners permitted it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1900