The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Apr 1913

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p.2 water rising at Wolfe Island ferry dock, dredge D. Stewart raised at Picton by John Donnelly.

p.9 early steamboating on Lake Ontario - mentions Dalhousie, Accomodation, Ontario, Frontenac, Gildersleeves.

April 8, 1913

p.2 John McKay elected commodore of Kingston Yacht Club.

p.5 I.M.C. - list of vessels wintering at Kingston, preparations for coming season;

-Pyke's fleet - Hay Boy, Sand Boy and tug Ray Stanton;

-str. Britannic at Portsmouth;

-at Donnelly's wharf are found the 2 wreckers, the Donnelly and the Saginaw;

-at Kingston Shipbuilding Company new steamer Dollard for the Dominion gov't lighthouse service has been moored at the wharf outside of the dock. Work has progressed well since she was launched last year. The steamer Bellechasse which was completed for the gov't service last year has wintered in the slip...

-Donnelly company's lighter Grantham is opposite the Canadian Pacific freight sheds.

- Sowards cleared for Oswego, Patterson, captain appointments.

-str. Toiler is getting new steam engine.

April 9, 1913

p.3 I.M.C. - captains appointed.

p.8 str. Rhodes first vessel here from outside port.

-str. Jessie Bain sold to party in Three Rivers.

April 10, 1913

p.3 I.M.C. -tug Ray Stanton brings load of sand from Pyke's sand pit to locomotive works.

p.8 first cargo of coal brought by Sowards.

April 11, 1913

p.10 39 vessels are in huge interlake merger scheme.

April 12, 1913

p.1 Canada Interlake Line to operate fleet of 26 between Montreal and Hamilton.

p.6 I.M.C. - Bertie Calkins, Toiler engines.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Apr 1913