The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Dec 1901

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The steamer Calvin has entered the government dry-dock.

The M.T. company tug Thomson is out of the government dry-dock after receiving repairs.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Glengarry and consort Minnedosa, from Fort William, with 81,000 bushels of wheat.

The tug Proctor, with barges Thrush and Hiawatha, the last of the fleet of barges of the Canada Atlantic transportation company to reach port, went into winter quarters today. The Proctor returned to Ogdensburg.

Wreckers of the Donnelly wrecking and salvage company are still working on the steamer Roberval, sunk in the St. Lawrence River, east of Prescott. The damaged cargo of grain has been sold to the Edwardsburg starch company. All the grain will have been pumped out by to-night when an effort will be made to raise the boat. Three pumps are at work on her.

p.5 The Canal Traffic - this seasons figures better than last at Sault.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Pierrepont could not reach the Wolfe Island wharf today, the ice having frozen to a thickness of six inches.

The steamer Prince, ashore on a shoal opposite Ogdensburg, was pulled into deep water by the Donnelly wrecking company's tug Donnelly.

While at Parry Sound the Donnelly wrecking company's divers repaired the suction pipe for the Parry Sound water works company, and also made some repairs to the submarine work of a railroad bridge there.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Dec 1901