The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jun 1913

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p.1 Deckhand Drowned During a Scuffle - Paul Korthals, a young German man, fell off tug D.G. Thomson, of the Montreal Transportation company, below Iroquois.

Port Credit Harbor - government has purchased the Port Credit harbor for $30,000 and will make it public.

p.2 The Late Capt. John Gray - sailed on upper lakes for about forty years; captain of barge Ungava, owned by Montreal Transportation company; buried in Cataraqui cemetery; details of family.


The schooner Katie Eccles, from Sodus, is discharging coal at the cotton mill.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill arrived from Charlotte and is discharging coal at the Montreal Transportation company's wharf.

The steamer Rosedale passed up on Sunday evening.

The steamer Sowards and schooner Maize cleared on Monday for Oswego.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Turret Cape cleared for Oswego to load coal for Port Arthur; steamer Calgarian from Fort William, is discharging 71,000 bushels of wheat; tug Emerson from Montreal, one light barge; tug Bronson from Montreal, three light barges.

The speed and steam of the steamer Dollard have been pronounced satisfactory. Her last official test was made on Saturday. She went down the river as far as the foot of Wolfe Island, and up past the Ducks. The odds and ends were being put in shape, and it was expected that this new dominion government steamer would go down the river on Monday. She goes to Montreal, and will be engaged in work on the St. Lawrence from Lachine Lake as far down as below Quebec.

The steamer Lake Michigan will follow the steamer Lloyd Porter in the dock of the Kingston Shipbuilding company for repairs. She is engaged in the trade between Point Ann quarries and Toronto.

The steamers City of Ottawa and Majestic went down the river on Sunday.

The steamers Rochester, Toronto and Caspian were down and up on Sunday.

The steamer Belleville passed up on Saturday night.





For Montreal, Quebec, Saguenay, and 1000 Island points daily except Monday at 6 a.m.

For Toronto on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 5 p.m.

On Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

For Charlotte, N.Y. daily except Monday at 5 p.m.

S.S. TORONTO S.S. KINGSTON daily except Monday at 6 a.m. for Clayton, Alex. Bay, Brockville, Prescott and Montreal. At 5 p.m. for Rochester, N.Y., and Toronto.

S.S. CASPIAN Sundays at 10:15 a.m. for Thousand Islands, Clayton, Gananoque; and at 5 p.m. for Rochester, N.Y., calling at Bay of Quinte ports.

S.S. Belleville, S.S. Majestic, S.S. Dundurn - For Hamilton and Toronto on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at 12 midnight; for Montreal on Wednesday at 7 a.m. and Thursday and Sunday at 8 a.m.

City of Ottawa, City of Hamilton for Montreal 10 a.m. Saturdays; for Toronto, Cleveland and Detroit at 11 p.m. Thursdays.

S.S. America leaves daily except Sunday at 4 p.m. for Picton and Bay of Quinte ports.

H. Hart, Freight Agent, phone 246. J.P. Hanley, Ticket Agent, Phone 99.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jun 1913