The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1913

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p.1 Will Not Recommend Damming the St. Lawrence - commission looking at ways to maintain consistent levels of water.



The schooner Ford River arrived from Charlotte, coal laden, and her cargo is being divided between the hosiery mill and Richardson's wharf.

The steamer Phelps arrived from Oswego with coal for William Drury.

The steamers Renvoile and City of Ottawa passed down.

The steamers Toiler and Calgarian passed up.

The steamer Iroquois arrived with a cargo of oats, which is being divided between the M.T. Co.'s elevator and Richardson's elevator.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with four grain barges; steamers Acadian and Turret Chief are due to arrive Monday from Fort William to discharge; tug Bartlett from Port Dalhousie, light.

Steamer Advance passed down Saturday morning loaded with grain from Port Colborne for Montreal.

The steamer Alexandria called at Folger's wharf Friday night on her trip up from Montreal.

The steamer Waterlily discharged freight at Folger's wharf Friday evening, on the trip up from Montreal.

The steamer Thousand Islander had a full number of passengers when she arrived at Ogdensburg on Friday afternoon. A large number boarded the steamer at Gananoque, while others were left on the wharf.

The steamer America brought an excursion from Bath to Brockville on Saturday.

The steamer Simla clears from Garden Island on Saturday night to Port Colborne to load grain. The barge Ceylon will go to Toledo, O., for timber.

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

The steamer Rideau Queen is due down from Ottawa on Saturday evening.

The steamer City of Ottawa went east on Saturday morning.

The dredging in the Napanee harbor will be completed by the first of next week. The turning basin has been dredged, and now a boat 250 feet long can turn in the harbor. The dredge will probably be at work until October in straightening the river.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Aug 1913