British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Oct 1901
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p.2 Incidents of the Day - During the coming winter the Calvin company will build a new steam barge the full size of the Welland canal. It will be one of the finest steambarges found on the lower lakes.
p.6 A Fine Barge - Saturday afternoon Capt. Thomas Donnelly attended the launching of the new barge Quebec, built at Quebec by Carrier, Laurie & Co., for the Montreal transportation company. The new barge is entirely of steel, except six inch elm planking on her hull, is 200 feet long, forty feet beam, and fifteen feet depth. She will carry 73,000 bushels of grain on thirteen feet of water. The new barge was built expressly for the lake trade, and complies with Lloyds' No. 1 standard; she was constructed under the supervision of Capt. Thomas Donnelly, inspector. She is fitted with three water tight compartments, and has steam winches, steam windlesses, etc.
Incidents of the Day - This afternoon the remains of the steamer Richelieu were placed in the government dry-dock, where they were surveyed by Capt. Donnelly, inspector for Inland Lloyds insurance writers.
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes