The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1913

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p.2 On Way To Brockville - The steambarge Navajo arrived in port, on Saturday morning, from Buffalo, with a cargo of pig iron, and cleared for Brockville, where the vessel will be discharged.



The coal schooner Kitchen, which almost sank in the Toronto harbor, late Thursday night, is well known in this port, having sailed out of Kingston for many years. The vessel is owned by Mr. Plunkett, coal dealer of Cobourg, but H.W. Richardson, of this city, formerly was part owner of the vessel. She is a two-masted schooner.

The steamer Aberdeen and barge Rob Roy arrived from Charlotte, coal-laden. The Aberdeen is discharging at the C.P.R. wharf and the Rob Roy at the locomotive works.

The steamer Toiler passed down on Saturday morning.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Kinmount, from Port Colborne, is discharging 93,000 bushels of barley, and will clear light for Fort William, to load grain for Montreal; tug Emerson, from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; tug Bartlett, from Port Colborne, with the barges Ungava and Augustus, grain laden.

At Folger's wharf: steamer Alexandria arrived at 1:30 o'clock Saturday morning, and discharged a large cargo of freight. The steambarge Waterlily called, Saturday morning, at 4:30 o'clock, and discharged a cargo of freight.

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

The steamer Rideau Queen cleared for Ottawa on Saturday morning.

The steamer Rideau King is due from the capital Saturday evening.

The steamer Majestic was due east Saturday.

The schooner Arthur was due at Swift's on Saturday, with coal from Sodus.

p.6 It brought back old times to the Lampman when he saw Capt. Coleman Hinckley once more on the bridge of the steamer America. Years ago this veteran captain commanded the same vessel when it was known as the Maud, and he also steered the old Pierrepont. What Capt. Hinckley doesn't know about the river and river boats is not worth knowing.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Aug 1913