The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1902

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Those Who Will Command The M.T. Company Fleet.

The Montreal transportation company has made these appointments to its fleet of boats, both lake and river, for the coming summer; where blanks appear, appointments have not yet been made:

Steamers - H.F. Bronson, captain Joseph Murray, Kingston; engineer, R. Hepburn, Kingston; Glide, Capt. T.J. Murphy, Kingston; engineer, M. Rankin, Kingston; Glengarry, capt. John Wood, Port Dalhousie; engineer, Isaac Boyd, Kingston; Jessie Hall, captain, Charles Martin, Kingston; engineer, George Tuttle, Kingston; D.G. Thomson, captain, James Murray, Kingston; engineer, George Henderson, Kingston; Bannockburn, captain George Wood, Port Dalhousie; engineer, George Booth, Kingston; Rosemount, captain Alexander Milligan, St. Catharines; engineer, Richard Taylor, Kingston.

River Barges - captain Truffie Daoust, Valleyfield; Acadia, captain, Adelaide, captain Adelard Monnette, Valleyfield; Bella, captain, C. Lebeouf, Cascades Point; Colborne, captain, Charles Lafrance, Kingston; Cornwall, captain, Joseph Page, Kingston; Detroit, captain N. Lafrance, Cascades Point; Dorchester, captain, W. Lalonde, Kingston; Eagle, captain Joseph Daoust, Valleyfield; Hector, captain, Theodore Leduc, Kingston; John Gaskin, captain, Israel Daoust, Montreal; Iowa, captain, Louis Benoit, Valleyfield; Jennie, captain, A. Summersail, Cedars; Kingston, captain, Alexander Hebert, Valleyfield; Kildonan, captain Maxime Lefebvre, Valleyfield; Montreal, captain Amy Monnette, Valleyfield; Maggie, captain, A. Lavoie, Kingston; Nebraska, captain, M. Bissonnette, Valleyfield; Regina, captain, E. Secotte, Valleyfield; Senator, captain, William Leduc, St. Justine Station, Vaudreuil; Star, captain M. Gamlin, Kingston; Toronto, captain, Moise Leduc, Kingston; Brighton, captain, Nelson Mallette, Cornwall; Cobourg, captain, Peter Lalonde, Valleyfield.

Lake Barges - Hamilton, captain, H. Calvin, Port Dalhousie; Quebec, captain, John Phillips, Kingston; Minnedosa, captain, R.C. Irwin, Kingston; Selkirk, captain, H. Milligan, St. Catharines; Winnipeg, captain, H. Brooks, Port Dalhousie; Melrose, captain, James Kirkwood, Kingston; Dunmore, captain, Gillies, Port Colborne.

Want To Purchase Elevators - Four representatives of the Woolvin steamship and transportation company, Quebec, were in the city looking over the floating elevators of the Kingston and Montreal, and Montreal transportation companies, with a view to purchasing them for use at Quebec. The company proposes establishing a direct steamship line between Duluth, Chicago, and Quebec, and expect to carry a large quantity of grain. It is expected a satisfactory arrangement will be effected for the purchase of the local elevators.

Navigation Resumed - St. Clair, Mich., March 1st - The ferry steamer Welcome has resumed trips between St. Clair and Courtright, Ont. The St. Clair river is free from ice as far as Grande Pointe.

March 5, 1902


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Mar 1902