The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1913

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May 27, 1913

p.2 I.M.C. - Katie Eccles.

-Officials from the Dominion Government Marine and Fisheries Dep't were expected in the city on Tuesday afternoon regarding the trial trip of the steamer Dollard, which will probably be made up the bay on Wednesday morning. There was a dock trial on Monday.

p.3 history of convict ship Success.

p.7 man dies on steamer Charles Beatty.

p.8 a 300' steamer may be built in local yard.

May 28, 1913

p.2 Fire At Shipyard - A Blaze Broke Out on the Steamer Dollard - The fire department received the 3rd call this month to the Shipbuilding Company's yards on Tuesday afternoon, where a fire had started on the steamer Dollard, which is being built for the government marine department. Some shavings, which had been left on top of the boiler, took fire, and caused quite a blaze for a time. By the time the firemen arrived on the scene the men aboard the steamer had the fire hose on the steamer working and in so doing put out the blaze. About $50 damage was done.

p.3 Kingston Terminus of the Great Lakes Grain Freighters -

p.5 Given Official Test - run over measured mile, 6 hour run, more details.

Lake Shipping Has Good Start -

May 29, 1913

p.5 I.M.C. - Eccles.

-the Donnelly Wrecking co. having trouble raising sch. Major Ferry.

p.8 I.M.C. -

May 30, 1913

p.1 Canal Votes - Passed House of Commons on Thursday.

To Let New Contract for Welland -

p.5 I.M.C. -

May 31, 1913

p.5 I.M.C. -

p.6 Battle of Sacketts Harbor, May 20, 1813.

p.8 Forwarders new steamer W.H. Dwyer to arrive soon.

Daily Standard, May 31, 1913



The steamer Glenella passed up last night.

The schooner Ford River is at Richardson's loading feldspar for Charlotte.

The schooner St. Louis cleared last night for Oswego.

The barge Burmah is on the Kingston Shipbuilding Co.'s dry dock for inspection.

The gasoline freight boat Shibley was in from Bath today.

The steamer Jeska cleared for Rideau canal points.

The steamer Rapids King cleared for down the river to go on her route between Prescott and Montreal.

The City of Hamilton passed down this afternoon.

The schooner Abbie L. Andrews cleared for Oswego.

The steamer Missisquoi was up from Rockport and Gananoque today.

The M.T. Co. arrivals: The tug Bartlett from the Welland Canal with two barges; steamers Rosemount last night with grain from Fort William to Montreal, and Kinmount today with grain from Fort William to Montreal; the tug Bartlett cleared with three barges grain laden for Montreal. The steamer Renvoil is due on Monday with grain from Fort William.

The steamer Hamiltonian in passing the Murray Canal gave the sunken schooner Major Ferry a squeeze which caused further difficulties in pumping her out. The schooner is still on the bottom.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 May 1913