The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1901

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Port Dalhousie - The Welland canal break has been repaired and locking was resumed at eight o'clock this morning. Only three boats were delayed here. Much credit is due to the new superintendent, Mr. Weller, for the quick work done. It has usually taken from four to six days to complete the same amount of work. Mr. Weller had a large staff at work within an hour after the accident occurred.



The steamer Ocean, from Toronto, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

The schooner Fleetwing, from Charlotte with coal, is at the Grove Inn wharf.

The steamer Calvin and consort Ceylon cleared from Garden Island this afternoon for Toronto.

The steamer Persia, Capt. Scott, will start out on her regular trips between Hamilton and Montreal on the 15th inst.

The steambarge King Ben arrived from Belleville light, loaded grain here, and cleared for Montreal this afternoon.

The steamer James Swift cleared this morning for Ottawa. She had a good trip to Smith's Falls on Wednesday, returning last night.

Richardsons' elevator: schooners Katie Eccles, Two Brothers, Laura D., Maggie L., and steambarge Chuck from bay ports with grain.

The steamer Van Allen, from Toledo with coal for Swift & Co., arrived today. This is the vessel which caused the damage to the Welland canal.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall cleared for Montreal with three grain laden barges; schooner Helen arrived from Pickering with 4,000 bushels of wheat.

The schooner Valencia, consort of the steamer Bothnia, en route from Oswego to Montreal, coal laden, went ashore Thursday morning at Cleveland's cut, a few miles below Prescott. She will be lightered and floated. The Bothnia and Valencia were last winter sold by the Calvin company to the Wilson coal company, Montreal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 May 1901