The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Dec 1910

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p.5 To Make Another Trip - The steambarge Navajo cleared today, to make another trip to the steamer John Sharples. The captain stated to the Whig, today, that he thought the weather would be favorable for another trip, and that he would make a trial.

p.6 The Pierrepont does not make the trip to Cape Vincent, but goes within a short distance of Wolfe Island, where a stage comes out on the ice, and the mail and passengers are conveyed to the stage across the island.

Dec. 29, 1910

p.1 Navigation Company Merger - The Ontario & Quebec Navigation company, formed recently under a dominion charter act, has purchased the old established Hepburn lines of Picton, as well as several smaller Bay of Quinte lines, and the merger comes into effect on January 1st. The fleet will include passengers and freight boats to the number of about twenty.



Capt. George Davy, a well known marine man, is dead at his home on Victoria street, after an illness extending over some time. Bright's disease brought about the end which came peacefully about 9:30 o'clock Wednesday night. He had been in poor health since last spring, but stayed on his boat until September when he was forced to come home. Since that he was confined to the house. Deceased was born on Garden Island, forty-four years ago, and had been a resident of this vicinity all his life. He followed the sea all his life and for the past three years he commanded the barge Hamilton, of the Montreal Transportation company's fleet. He was a very quiet man, one who had not much to say, but was highly respected by his employers and those with whom he came in contact. When the end came he was prepared to die. He took no part in political life, but was a consistent conservative. Besides his aged mother, he leaves a wife and six children, the eldest of whom is ten years of age; two brothers, Norman and Capt. R.A. Davy, of Toronto, and two sisters, Mrs. Carver of Vancouver, and Susie, at home. Deceased was a Methodist in religion and the funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Sproule, B.A. Capt. Davy will be missed by many. He was a good father and husband and a loving son. He was always cheerful and ready to help anyone in time of trouble.

Dec. 30, 1910


Dec. 31, 1910


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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Dec 1910