The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1913

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The tug Florence and barge arrived at Richardsons' elevator. The barge will be loaded with grain for Quebec.

The schooner Katie Eccles arrived from Charlotte with coal for the cotton mill.

The government boat Simcoe was in port on Saturday.

The steamer Turret Cape while going out of the harbor Friday afternoon on her way to Belleville, met with a slight accident to her machinery and the necessary repairs are being made at the dry dock.

The steamer Phelps arrived at Rockwood from Charlotte with coal.

The steamers Toronto and North King were down and up on Saturday.

The steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa on Saturday morning, and the Rideau Queen is due from the capital in the evening.

The steamer City of Hamilton passed down on Saturday morning.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Hall, from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; tug Bartlett cleared with the barge Hiawatha for Fairhaven, and the barge Augustus for Ashtabula; tug Emerson cleared with the barge Quebec to load grain at Port Colborne, will return to Kingston with the barge Hiawatha; steamer Natironco from Fort William is discharging 49,000 bushels of wheat; steamers Calgarian, Regina and Turret Crown are due to arrive from Fort William on Monday to discharge.

The schooner D.P. Dobbins is still in Davis' Drydock undergoing extensive repairs. The tug Gilbert, which brought it here, will go into the dock after the schooner comes out.

The steamer Aletha cleared from Davis' Drydock on Friday evening for Picton. The vessel has, for the past few days, been undergoing repairs to its crank shaft.

p.8 Wedded Fifty Years - Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Mitchell; he was a sailor, shipwrecked on the ocean twice and on the lakes three times; he was master of the W.Y. Emery about 12 years ago when it foundered at Baire Creek, 18 miles below Charlotte.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jul 1913