The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1910


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p.1 Latest News - The steamer Fairmount was released from the shore of Grassy Island, by the Great Lakes Tug company on Friday. Her consort, the barge Quebec, is still aground, and is unloading part of her grain cargo on the lighter Rescue.

p.5

IN MARINE CIRCLES.

The barge Katie H. is at Richardson's elevator loading grain for Montreal.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins arrived at Booth's with a cargo of coal from Oswego.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived at Crawford's with coal from Oswego.

The steambarge Sowards will clear tonight for Oswego to load coal for Sowards.

The steambarge Kenirving passed on her way to Smith's Falls with coal from Oswego.

The steamer Prince Rupert is at Deseronto with a cargo of iron ore from Marquette, Mich.

The steambarge Westport is at Crawford's slip, loading a general cargo for Rideau canal ports.

The steambarge John Randall passed on her way to Smith's Falls loaded with coal from Oswego.

The steamer Alexandria was at Folger's wharf, on Friday night, on her up trip, with a heavy load of freight.

Swift's: steamer Arabian, westbound Friday night; steamer Dundurn down Sunday; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal.

M.T. Co.: The steamer Kinmount arrived from Fort William, with 130,000 bushels of oats, which will be put into barges and sent to Montreal; the steamer Kinmount cleared for Belleville to load cement for Fort William; the steamer Glenmount arrived Saturday morning from Fort William with 74,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Bartlett cleared with two barges for Oswego and upon arrival on Saturday afternoon cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges; the tug Emerson passed up with the Standard Oil barge No. 57, on the way to Port Dalhousie.

Daily Standard, May 14, 1910

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MARINE NEWS.

Swift & Co. arrivals - strs. Arabian, Belleville and Rideau King up; str. Aletha down tonight; Str. Dundurn down, and Str. City of Hamilton up tomorrow.

The schooner Keewatin is expected tonight at Swift's with coal from Oswego.

The str. Alexandria arrived last night at Folger's with a large quantity of freight. She cleared this morning for lake points.

The steambarge Kenirving passed down from Oswego to Smith's Falls with coal.

The steamer Alexandria passed up from Montreal to Charlotte today, calling at Folger's wharf.

The schooner Bertie Caulkins (sic) is at Booth & Co.'s with coal from Oswego.

The steamer Sowards cleared this afternoon for Oswego to load coal for J. Sowards & Co.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is at Crawford's, with coal from Oswego.

The steambarge John Randall arrived this morning with coal from Oswego for Smith's Falls.

The tug Emerson passed up last night at 7 o'clock with Standard Oil Co.'s barge No. 57 for Port Colborne.

Raft No. 2 from the Calvin Company started from Garden Island today in charge of the tug Frontenac.

The steamer Prince Rupert cleared from Deseronto for Cleveland to load coal for Owen Sound.

It was fully expected that the barge Zotabec (sic), which grounded on the shoal near Snake Island light yesterday would be released this afternoon. The tug Florence, which was towing the barge tried to pull her off and broke her tow line and got it caught in her wheel. After getting the rope out of the wheel, the Florence procured the assistance of the schooner Grantham. The cargo was unloaded from the Zotabec to the Grantham.

The barge Katie H. loaded grain this morning at James Richardson & Sons, for Montreal.

The steambarge Westport loaded freight at Crawford & Co.'s for Rideau Canal ports.

M.T. Co. - Arrived - the steamers Kinmount from Fort William, with 130,000 bushels of oats, and Glenmount from Fort William, with 74,000 bushels of wheat; the tug Bartlett cleared last night for Oswego and Charlotte with two coal barges, and returned this afternoon.

Cleared - The str. Kinmount for Belleville to load cement for Fort William; tug Bartlett for Montreal with three barges, grain laden.

p.8 Fairmount Released - Detroit, May 14th - The str. Fairmount was released from the shore of Grassy Island by the Great Lakes Tug Co. yesterday. Her consort the barge Quebec is still aground and is unloading part of her grain cargo on the lighter Rescue.


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Date of Publication:
14 May 1910
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 May 1910