The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1901

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p.4 Ice-Breaking Vessels - C.F. Gildersleeve, general manager of the R. & O. Nav. Co., is in favor of using ice-breakers to prolong the season of St. Lawrence navigation. [Montreal Star]



The steamer Pierrepont reached the Wolfe Island wharf yesterday afternoon.

The schooners Lydon and Falconer will carry coal this season for Swift & Co.

This afternoon the schooner Eliza White (Capt. Oliver) cleared for Oswego to load coal.

The steamer Johnston took a raft of lumber from Anglin's wharf to Garden Island this morning.

The schooner Carveth, which received repairs in Davis' dry dock, cleared this morning for Cobourg.

Capt. Daniel Bates, who lost his schooner, the Fabiola, last fall, will have charge of the schooner Collier this season.

On account of much ice being about ports in the Bay of Quinte, the steamer Hero will not be able to leave Swift's wharf until Wednesday.

Capt. Graves, who has been in command of the R. & O. steamer Hamilton for several years, will command the propeller Van Allen this season.

The steamer India and consort Ceylon cleared from Garden Island for Toronto, early this morning, being the first to leave this port for up the lake.

The R. & O. navigation company has its fleet in readiness at Sorel for the opening of navigation, and it expects to arrive in Montreal about April 20th.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1901