The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1913

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The steamer Donnacona, which was pulled off at Long Point, by the steamer Donnelly, arrived in port about four o'clock on Thursday afternoon, and went on to Montreal. The grain was transferred from the lighter Grantham into the Donnacona. The Donnacona did not suffer any damage.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Tagona, grain-laden, from Fort William, is discharging; steamer Turret Court is due to arrive during the day, with grain from Fort William; steamer Turret Cape with grain is on the way from Fort William; tug Bronson from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Emerson from Port Colborne with barge ......on, grain-laden, and barge Quebec, coal-laden, from Oswego.

The Rideau Queen leaves on Tuesday, June 24th, for Jones Falls, after undergoing extensive repairs. This will be her first trip of the season and she will commence running on her regular route Wednesday June 25th.

E.P. Charlebois, owner of the steamer Lamonde, is in the city today making arrangements for having the boat fitted up and put in commission.

In connection with the organization of the new company to take over the Richelieu & Ontario and other companies, it has been practically decided to call the new company the Canada Transportation Lines, Ltd. It is the intention to have all the existing companies retain their present names and to put under the main name that of the Canada Transportation Lines, Ltd., indicating that the line is a part of the new company.

The steamer Iroquois went down to Montreal on Friday morning.

The steamer Ames passed down during Thursday night.

The steamer Toiler is to clear on Saturday on her first trip after the steam has been installed by the Kingston Shipbuilding company. She will go to Port Colborne for grain for Montreal.

The yacht Corona of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., was floated at the dry-dock on Friday morning.

Work is going on in the shipbuilding yards at the steel scows for the government service. The shipbuilding company is also manufacturing the steel construction for the Baptist church.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Friday.

The steamer City of Hamilton was up on Thursday night.

p.7 Incidents of the Day - Capt. C.H. Sinclair, of Port Huron, the Underwriters' representative, was in the city on Thursday regarding the steamer Donnacona, which went aground and was released at Long Point.

p.8 Dropped From the Steamer - Three of the pantry hands were discharged from the steamer City of Hamilton, when she passed up on Thursday night. The boys resent the action of the boat officials, and applied to a lawyer here regarding it.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1913