The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Sep 1909

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p.2 Would Welcome Race - Davis drydock challenge with their boat 3 D's accepted by J.B. Conway's Tezpi III.



The steamer Dunellum passed down on Saturday morning.

The steamer Stranger went down to Milton Island yesterday afternoon to receive some repairs to her wheel.

The steambarge Mary Louise arrived from Clayton and is loading a cargo of freight for Rideau canal points.

The steamer Alexandria and steambarge Waterlily were at Folger's wharf last night, from Montreal with freight.

The Car Ferry No. 1, from Cobourg, left the goverment drydock yesterday, but had to go back again. The steambarge Sowards is waiting to go on the dock for repairs.

Ontario No. 1 car boat left the government dry dock this morning for Cobourg. After she was first floated a leak in her hull was discovered and a day's delay occurred as the vessel had to be docked again.

The steamer Rolph and two barges, coal laden, arrived here today from Erie for Swift & Co. One barge is for the waterworks whose coal is supplied by Swift & Co. The Rolph will enter Davis' dry dock for repairs. These boats were delayed five days on account of some trouble at Erie.

Like To Lease Dock.

It is reported in marine circles that the government dry dock is likely to be secured by the Canadian Locomotive Works company and the Collingwood Shipbuilding company, jointly. The time for tenders does not expire for three weeks or more, but these two companies have been named from the start as likely to take the dock on lease. The locomotive works company could attend to the machinery, and steel repairs and the Collingwood company to the other work.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Sep 1909