The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1910

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The steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa Monday.

The schooner Keewatin is unloading coal at Swift's from Oswego.

The steamer Dundurn passed down Monday from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf on Monday night on her regular trip down the river.

The steamer Turret Cape arrived at Richardson's elevator with 75,000 bushels of wheat, from Fort William.

The M.T. Co. have several grain vessels on the way from Fort William, and they were due to arrive in a couple of days. Owing to the hold-up of vessels at the Soo, some few days ago, the vessels were given quite a setback.

The steambarge Mary Louise arrived from Rideau canal ports to load a general cargo. Capt. John Tuttle has been making good time on the Mary Louise so far this season and it is expected that the vessel will have a banner season.

p.6 Wolfe Island Council - Steamboat accounts paid: Jas. Crawford, 1 month captain, $50; E. Mullin, 1 month engineer, $66.66; Jas. Davis, 1 month mate, $40; R. Berry, 1 month fireman, $35; Geo. Rattary, 1 month purser, $30; Mrs. Davis, 1 month cook, $20 ?; H. Marlow, 1 month deckhand, $20; A. Bennett, 1 month deckhand, $20; Geo. Rattary, 736 meals, $88.00; W.B. Card & Son, amount of account $2.25; Mrs. Rawley, washing, $3.10; W.L. Allinson, lumber for deck, $33.02; Jas. Swift & Co., coal, $248.19; W.A. Mitchell, balance of account, $2.06; P. McDermott, account drawing coal etc., $9; Queen City Oil Co., amount of account, $22.09; McKelvey & Birch, amount of account, April 1st, $38.63; Geo. Rattray, amount of account, $2.55.

Moved, Flynn-Greenwood, that D. Taggart be paid $10 for taking care of Simcoe scow without charge for repairs; Moved in amendment, Gillespie-Turner, that the residents of Simcoe Island take care of scow.

Daily Standard, May 10, 1910

p.1 From The Wires - Marine underwriters have offered a reward for the location of the wrecked car ferry, Bessemer No. 2, in Lake Erie.


Britannic's Trip.

The steamer Britannic arrived at Brockville from Cornwall yesterday at 3 a.m. and left a few hours later with a fair consignment of freight for Montreal and intermediate points. From now on the Britannic will arrive at Brockville Thursday evening and Fridays at 8:30 a.m., will run to Kingston and back to Brockville in the evening. Saturdays the Britannic will be open for charter. The steamer is still in the hands of painters and carpenters, who are completing improvements costing between $3,000 and $3,500. Capt. Ed. Duquette of Cornwall is in command. A.N. Smith, general manager of the company, will be aboard for the first month as purser. The vessel will land at Swift's wharf on her arrivals at this city.



The strs. Doric, Westmount, Acadian and barge Ungava were all due at the Montreal Transportation Co. this afternoon.

The steam barge Mary Louise arrived this morning in command of Capt. John Tuttle from Smith's Falls and Rideau ports.

The schooner Keewatin cleared for Oswego to load coal for James Swift & Company.

The str. Turret Cape arrived this morning from Fort William with 75,000 bushels of wheat for Richardsons'.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 May 1910