The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Apr 1910

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p.1 Changed Her Name - Picton, April 15th - The steamer Salisbury (sic - Salaberry ?), having undergone extensive repairs, will, in future, be known as the steamer Kenora. Her route will be between Prinyer's Cove and Napanee, and she will begin running in a week or ten days. Capt. Collier will be in command, with James Hudgins as mate.



The government boat Speedy is in port.

The schooner Major Ferry has arrived at Bath from Oswego with coal.

The steamer City of Ottawa is undergoing repairs at the government dry dock.

The steambarge Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Crawford's.

The schooner Cornelia unloaded her cargo of coal at Folger's wharf, and cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Keyport, laid up at Crawford's slip all winter, will clear on Saturday for Fort William.

The steamer Brittanic will, this season, make a round trip from Brockville to Kingston on Friday.

The steamer Bickerdike will clear on her first trip at two o'clock Saturday morning. The big steamer will go up the lakes.

The steamers Turbinia and Corona will both undergo repairs at the government dry dock before the excursion traffic becomes heavy.

The steamer Ottawa was unable to clear, yesterday afternoon, as was expected, for Clayton, but cleared today. Capt. Bertrand was in command.

The first of the M.T. Co.'s vessels will make a start tonight, when the tug Bartlett and the barges Ungava, Cornwall and Lapwind will clear for Oswego. The Ungava will load coal for Fort William and the barges Cornwall and Lapwing will load coal for Kingston.


There is one jury case, that of the Davis Dry Dock Co., plaintiffs, and R.E. Clemson, defendant. The plaintiff's claim is for $1,015.28, the price of two launches and the work done and material supplied. The defendant says one launch being defective, was never delivered or accepted by him; he also counter-claims for delay in delivery of said launches; for damages for the destruction of one of the said launches by fire by the alleged carelessness of the plaintiff, their workmen or agent; he also says launch would not make speed specified in contract. Cunningham & Mudie, solicitors for the plaintiffs; George Mahaffy, Bracebridge, solicitor for the defendant.

Daily Standard, April 15, 1910



The steamer Aletha arrived this morning from Bay ports.

The schooner Keewatin is expected today with a cargo of coal for Swift & Co.

The schooner Cornelia cleared this morning for Oswego to load coal.

The Keyport clears for Fort William tonight.

p.2 Capt. Fleming Dead - Capt. Patrick Fleming, one of the veteran pilots of the lakes and rivers, died at his home in Ogdensburg on Tuesday. He was a skilful navigator, and had been master of several large boats.

p.6 The Spring Assizes - Davis Drydock vs R.E. Clemson for value of two launches.

p.8 Overhauling City of Ottawa - The steamer City of Ottawa is being overhauled at the dry-dock. C. Arthur St. Jacques, Montreal, president and general manager of the Merchants' Montreal and Lake Superior Navigation Co. was here looking after the work. He returned at noon to Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Apr 1910