The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 May 1902

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p.2 Knocked Into the Hold - Patrick Watson, Queen street, a grain shoveller, employed at the M.T. company's elevator, meet with an accident late yesterday afternoon. While he was assisting to unload the steamer Montrose, the leg attached to the elevator slipped from its place, and hitting him a smart blow knocked him into the hold of the vessel. He fell a distance of about thirty feet, and received severe bruises and an unpleasant cut on the head. He was also badly shaken up, and will be confined to his home for about a week.


The steamer Kingston will begin her trips on June 16th.

Cobourg's harbor is being improved at a cost of $10,000.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Fleetwing cleared for Charlotte.

Richardsons' elevator: sloop Monitor cleared for Gananoque with wheat.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton from Montreal; steamer Algerian from Hamilton.

M.T. company elevator: steamer Glengarry and consorts from Fort William with 95,000 bushels of wheat. S.S. Bannockburn and consorts cleared for Fort William; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three grain laden barges.

p.5 Capt. Batten, Barriefield, chief pilot for the R. & O. Navigation company, received $1,000 for taking the big new steamer Montreal safely down the rapids. His local friends are pleased at the success of his undertaking.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 May 1902