The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1910


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IN MARINE CIRCLES.

The steamer Dundurn passed down today from Hamilton to Montreal.

The steamer Alexandria arrived at Folger's wharf from Montreal Friday night.

The steambarge Westport arrived from canal ports with a general cargo.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

The steamer Kenora was at Swift's, Friday, on her way from Montreal to Fort William.

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

The steambarge John Randall passed on her way to Oswego to load coal for Smith's Falls.

The schooner Bertha Kalkins, loading feldspar at Richardson's wharf, cleared for Charlotte.

The steamer Yenneck arrived from Gananoque, Saturday, with passengers. D.J. Kenney is the captain.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte with coal for the M.T. company, and Richardsons'.

The barge Jennie, of the M.T. Co., is loading bags of grain for Montreal at Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Missisquoi will run an excursion from Gananoque and Mallorytown to Kingston on Victoria day.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for Sowards. Max Shaw, the genial captain of the Sowards, is laid up through illness. His host of friends wish him a speedy recovery.

John Tuttle writes: As a pilot of the Rideau river, I would like to say a word regarding the old spile dock, opposite Anglin's mill. Last Monday night we came very near running into it, which would have been serious for us. We think there should be, at least, a light on the end of it. If anything should happen to a boat here the city would be held responsible.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Omaha, from Chicago, 50,000 bushels of corn, cleared for Oswego to load coal for Chicago; tug Bartlett, from Montreal, with three light barges, cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges; tug Bronson from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges; tug Mary, from Montreal, one light barge; steamer Canadian due Sunday morning with wheat and flax seed from Fort William.

Badly Burned - Luther Donnelly, first mate on the steamer Kenora, badly burned by carbolic acid in Montreal while loading carboys of the acid on the ship.

Daily Standard, May 21, 1910

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MARINE NEWS.

There was quite a fog on the lake last night and today.

The steamer Alexandria passed up last night.

The steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego to load coal for Smith's Falls.

The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte with coal for Jas. Richardson & Sons and the M.T. Co.

The steambarge Kenirving passed down from Fair Haven yesterday with coal for Smith's Falls.

The schooner Bertie Caulkins cleared for Charlotte with feldspar.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for J. Sowards.

The barge Jennie loaded grain in bags at Jas. Richardson & Son's elevator this morning.

The schooner Mary Ann Lydon is expected from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford.

The steambarge Westport discharged general cargo from Rideau ports at R. Crawford's.

The new passenger steamer Yennek which will run between Gananoque and Kingston under the command of Captain Kenny, arrived on her first trip today. The steamer will call at R. Crawford's dock.

M.T. Co. Arrivals: The steamer Omaha from Chicago, with 50,000 bushels of wheat; tugs Bartlett and Bronson up with three light barges each and tug Mary with one light barge from Montreal. Cleared - Tugs Bartlett and Bronson last night each with three grain laden barges for Montreal; the steamer Canadian is expected tonight from Fort William with grain.

p.7 Gananoque, May 21st - A power engine and boiler is being installed on the schooner Briton, for hoisting purposes.

p.8 Menace to Navigation - Capt. John Tuttle of the schooner Mary Louise complains that the sunken spile dock below Catarqui bridge is a menace to navigation especially on dark nights. It is within two widths of a boat, making for the swing bridge. On Monday evening a steamer nearly struck the spiles which are just below the level of the water. The end of the pier should be marked by a light.

To Resume Navigation - wash out at Hog's Back on Rideau repaired.

Stuck To His Ship - On Thursday Capt. Captain Mack Shaw of the steamer Sowards was taken by a sudden attack of rheumatism in the leg, and at present he cannot stand on his feet. This did not prevent the popular mariner from making his trip to Oswego and return and today he started across the lake again. The captain's many friends hope he will soon be all right again.


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Date of Publication:
21 May 1910
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1910