The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1913

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p.1 A Pittsburgh Firm Lowest Tender for New Welland Canal - first section is at the Lake Ontario end.

Scalded To Death - St. Thomas, July 18th - William Gilbert, aged thirty-five, of St. Thomas, was scalded to death by the bursting of steam pipes in the boiler room about 9:30 o'clock this morning on the fishing tug Onajag, of Port Stanley, while about two miles out. The tug returned immediately.



The steambarge John Randall cleared for Oswego on Friday morning.

The steambarge Navajo arrived from Charlotte, and is discharging coal at the R. & O. company's wharf.

The schooner Parsons is at Richardson's wharf, loading feldspar.

The steamers Calgary, Algonquin and Toiler passed down on their way to Montreal, all grain laden.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Advance passed down, grain-laden, from Port Colborne to Montreal; steamer Rosemount, grain-laden from Port Arthur, passed on the way to Montreal; tug Thomson from Montreal, four light barges, cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; tug Bartlett due tonight from the Welland canal, with the barge Augustus, coal-laden and the barge Quebec, grain-laden.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Friday.

The steamer Caspian was down and up on Friday.

The steamer City of Hamilton went west on Friday morning.

The steamer Britannic was due up from Montreal on Friday afternoon.

The steamer Rideau Queen is due down from Ottawa Friday evening.

The steamer Fairfax was docked at the Shipbuilding yards on Friday morning.

Tug Emerson is due tonight from the Welland canal with oil barge No. 122 for Montreal.

p.3 Gananoque, July 18th - ....The coal schooner Horace Taber cleared light for Oswego on Wednesday for another cargo for the local trade.

p.5 Want Regatta - Cobourg bidding to get Lake Yacht Racing Association regatta for 1914.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jul 1913