The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1901

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p.1 Ore Carriers Are Scarce - Cleveland, Nov. 7th - grain shippers are looking for boats to store grain for the winter, and ore carriers are scarce



Mooers' elevator: schooner Katie Eccles from lake ports with grain.

Craig's wharf: steamers Cuba, Melbourne, and Ocean, from Montreal, bound up.

The S.S. Rosemount has yet two trips to Fort William to make before going into winter quarters.

Richardsons' elevator: sloop Pilot from bay ports; tug Nellie Reid and grain laden barge cleared for Montreal.

The schooner Flora Carveth cleared today for lake ports, after discharging barley at the M.T. company elevator.

The S.S. Rosemount, which ran aground at Port Colborne, lightened at the elevator there this morning, and will probably reach Kingston on Saturday.

M.T. company elevator: tug Bronson cleared for Montreal with two grain laden barges. She was in the government dry dock today getting a new wheel. While coming up the river yesterday she broke one.

The Montreal transportation company have during the present season added to their fleet four boats capable of carrying the aggregate 204,000 bushels of grain. Two of these are old boats rebuilt with added capacity. They are capable of bringing down from Kingston to Montreal 30,000 bushels apiece. The other two are sister boats such as have never navigated these waters before. The last one launched was the Quebec, which has arrived at Montreal. Its capacity is immensely larger than that of any barge or propeller that has ever run between Kingston and Montreal.

p.5 Sault Canal - October commerce was heaviest on record; almost a million tons more than same month last year.

Saved His Life - sailor named Mullinger drunk; while attempting to board schooner Katie Eccles, he fell into water and was saved by a constable who had been watching him.

p.6 The Rosemount - The steamer Rosemount, which struck a boulder while entering Port Colborne, Ont., harbor, is lightering her cargo on the barge Melrose. There will be no damage to cargo, as the water is only in the engine tank. The Rosemount is floated and will be taken to Buffalo for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Nov 1901