The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1913

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p.1 Child Died on Tug - on tug Hector from cholera during trip up from Montreal.



The steamer Algonquin passed up on Sunday night. She towed the steamer Cataract here from Brockville for repairs.

The schooner Arthur arrived here from Sodus Point with coal for Swift's.

The steambarge Jeska cleared for Sodus.

The steamer Aberdeen cleared Saturday night for Charlotte to load coal for Picton.

The steamer Advance passed down loaded with grain on her way from Port Colborne to Montreal.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Thomson from Montreal, two light barges, cleared for Monreal with two grain barges; tug Bronson from Montreal, one light barge; tug Emerson from Montreal, one light barge; tug Bartlett due today with the dredge Port Nelson, from Toronto; tugs Emerson and Bronson will clear with the dredge Port Nelson for Montreal; tug Bartlett will clear light for Port Dalhousie, and will return with the barges Melrose and Winnipeg, grain-laden; steamer Turret Court arrived at noon from Fort William and discharged 46,000 bushels of barley and 36,000 bushels of flax; steamers Kenora and Canadian, grain laden, from Fort William, are due to arrive on Tuesday.

It is expected that the repairs to the drill scow, owned by Simpson Brothers of Montreal, which was damaged by the explosion of dynamite on the St. Lawrence river, near Gananoque, some weeks ago, will be finished this week. The work has been supervised by John Donnelly. The scow will return to the work on the St. Lawrence, which has been handicapped to a certain extent by the absence of the scow.

The steamers Kingston, Rochester and Caspian passed down the river on Sunday morning and the Kingston and Caspian cleared up the lake at five o'clock in the afternoon.

The steamers Majestic and Belleville went east and west respectively on Sunday morning.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Monday.

The steamer America ran the Bay of Quinte trip on Monday.

The steamer Dundurn went west on Monday morning.

The steamer Rideau King cleared for Ottawa on Monday morning.

p.6 picture of dredge Port Nelson building at Toronto for Hudson's Bay.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1913