The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1912

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p.1 Ice Heavy In Lakes -

A Steamer Crushed Between Ice Floes - Flora Hill of Northern Michigan Transportation Co., off Chicago.

Mans Welland Canal With A New Staff - political axe has cost many employees their jobs.

p.2 some of the rivetters did not return to their jobs on Monday morning.

p.3 Gov't Urged To Deepen Welland -

p.6 Purchased A Steamer - George Plunkett of Cobourg, who already owns str. City of New York and schooner Kitchen, bought str. Henry E. Packer; Capt. C. Daryeau is putting new decks on schooner Ford River.

March 12, 1912

p.1 To Release Turret Cape - Reid Wrecking Co. to make attempt on "no cure, no pay" basis.

p.2 Steamer Nearing Completion - steel frame at Davis dry dock, for Ottawa Forwarding Co.

Badly Burned In Face - working at shipbuilding company.

p.5 A Benefit Society - formed by employees of Kingston Shipbuilding Co.

March 13, 1912

p.1 Plans Are Prepared - for harbor improvements.

March 14, 1912

p.2 Part of Finger Cut Off - at Kingston Shipbuilding Co. yard.

March 15, 1912


By the Montreal Transportation Company

The List of Captains and Engineers Who Will Command the Company's Steamers, Tugs and Barges This Season.

The Montreal Transportation company has announced the following appointments on their steamers, tugs and barges:

Barge Captains

Augusta - Peter Lalonde, Valleyfield.

Brighton - Timothy Hebert, Montreal.

Bella - Camille Labelle, Montreal.

Coteau - Emile Deblais, St. Roch de Richelieu, Que.

Cornwall - Louis Benoit, Kingston.

Condor - Wilfred Langevin, Valleyfield, Que.

Cobourg - Frederick Lalonde, Valleyfield, Que.

Dunmore - Israel Daoust, 25 Prince street, Montreal.

Dorchester - Telesphore Moreau, 147 Ropery street, Montreal.

Dakota - Antoine Lalonde, Valleyfield, Que.

Davie - A. Monette, Sr., Valleyfield, Que.

Ethel - No appointment made.

Huron - Adelard Cadieux, Point St. Charles, Que.

Hector - Ferdinand Mallette, Hudson Heights, Que.

Hiawatha - Joseph Monette, Valleyfield, Que.

Hilda - George Herteau, Montreal.

Jennie - Celectin Lebeouf, Jr., Ste. Timotheee, Beauharnois county, Que.

John Gaskin - Ovilda Samerside, Cedars, Que.

Kingston - Moise Moreau, Cedars, Que.

Kildonan - T.L. Leduc, Montreal.

Lapwing - Joseph Leduc, Valleyfield, Que.

Montreal - Joseph Hebart, Montreal.

Muskoka - Ovilda Viau, Valleyfield, Que.

Melrose - William Leduc, Ste. Justine Station, Que.

Mamie - Leon Legres, Coteau du Lac, Que.

Nadine - Truffle Dacust, Valleyfield, Que.

Quebec - Alexander Hebert, Montreal.

Selkirk - C. Lebeouf, Sr., Valleyfield, Que.

Thrush - Frederick Hebert, Montreal.

Valencia - Oscar Lefebvre, Valleyfield, Que.

Winnipeg - Maxime Lefebvre, Montreal.

Steamer Appointments

Kinmount - Jonn Wood, captain, Port Dalhousie; R. Taylor, engineer, Kingston.

Rosemount - James Reoch, captain, Ottawa; L.E. Spencer, engineer, Kingston.

Westmount - Frank Howell, captain, Thorold; W.C. Spencer, engineer, Kingston.

Fairmount - P.C. Telfer, captain, Owen Sound; George Fleming, engineer, Kingston.

Glenmount - H. Peters, captain, Halifax; A.E. Crosthwaite, engineer, Kingston.

Stormount - H.N. McMaster, captain, Toronto; H. McClymont, engineer, Kingston.

Advance - Martin Olsen, captain, Kingston; Thomas Hazlett, engineer, Kingston.

Windsor - John Doyle, captain, Kingston; R. Hepburn, engineer, Kingston.

Tug Appointments

Bartlett - Luke Mallan, captain, Aultsville; Robert Knight, engineer, Kingston.

D.G. Thompson - Thomas O'Connor, captain, Kingston; George Henderson, engineer, Kingston.

Emerson - A. Lepine, Jr., captain, Ste. Anne de Bellevue; A. Dunn, engineer, Kingston.

Glide - W.J. Murphy, captain, Kingston; S. Ashie, engineer, Kingston.

H.F. Bronson - J.B. Desgroseillier, captain, Cascades Point, P.Q.; M. Dorey, engineer, Kingston.

Mary P. Hall - A. Lepine, Sr., captain, Pointe Claire, Que.; J.B. Lappen, engineer, Kingston.

Mary - T. Lepine, captain, Ste. Anne de Bellevue; Joseph Lamoureux, engineer, Kingston.

Lake Barges

Hamilton - Robert Siddell, captain, Kingston.

Ungava - C. Sauve, captain, Kingston.

March 16, 1912

p.6 Run To Kingston - service between Ogdensburg and Kingston might be established by Captain A.R. Hinckley, who recently bought steamyacht Say When.

p.8 A New Boat Service - rumored that G.T.R. will place passenger boats on Napanee-Picton route to connect with railroad at Napanee.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1912