The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1913

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Sept. 2, 1913



An appeal has been entered in the Supreme Court of Canada from the judgement of Hon. Justice Hodgins, local judge in admiralty exchequer court of Canada, Toronto admiralty district, in the case which was heard in Kingston in the spring, between the tug Florence and the barge A.D. of the Quebec transportation company and the plaintiffs, the Montreal transportation company and James Richardson & Sons, Ltd., of this city. The same counsel will act in the appeal, namely, John L. Whiting, K.C. for the appellants, and King and Smythe for the respondents. The action in the spring was for the recovery of damages to the barge Huron, of the M.T. Co., which was sunk by the tug Florence and the barge A.D., in the St. Lawrence in August last. Judge Hodgins gave judgement for the plaintiffs.

Stork on Steamer Kingston - baby boy born to Capt. and Mrs. A.E. Booth at Charlotte, N.Y.

Yacht Hit a Stump - on Rideau and sank; Donnelly diver made temporary repairs; towed to Kingston Yacht Club to be fixed.

p.2 Ashore On The Point - One of the scows being used by Fallon Bros. in the work on the causeway went ashore on Point Frederick while being towed around there on Monday afternoon. The steamer Johnson, of the Calvin company, released her on Tuesday morning. The mud taken from the river bed by the dredge is being dumped near Cedar Island.

Brophy's Light Neglected - Quite a number of complaints have been made in marine circles about the light at Brophy's Point being neglected. It is stated that on Wednesday evening last the light was not lit until midnight and that it was a source of great inconvenience to vessels.



The steamer Water Lily passed up on Monday, and the steamer Alexandria passed down.

The steamers Neepaway, Calgary, Glenellah and Coruna passed down, and the steamers Calgarian and Strathcona passed up.

The tug Fraser, of the Roger Miller Company, ran aground near the Martello tower and was pulled off by the tug Roy Staunton.

A couple of scows belonging to the tug Roy Staunton ran on a shoal near Point Frederick on the holiday and were pulled off.

The schooner Julia B. Merrill, from Oswego, is unloading coal at the Grove Inn.

The steamer Kingston was down and up on Monday.

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

The steamer Dundurn passed up Sunday midnight.

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

The steamer Rideau is due down from Ottawa Tuesday evening.

The schooner Katie Eccles, coal laden, from Oswego, is discharging at Soward's wharf.

The government boat Scout was in port on Monday.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson from Montreal, two light barges, cleared for Charlotte with the barges Quebec and Kingston, to load coal for Montreal; steamer Advance passed down on Tuesday morning loaded with grain from Port Colborne to Montreal; steamer Turret Cape from Duluth, is discharging 70,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Canadian, grain-laden, from Fort William is due to arrive on Wednesday to discharge; tug Bartlett cleared with the barge Selkirk, to load grain at Port Colborne, and will return with the barge Hamilton, from Port Dalhousie, loaded with grain for Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Sep 1913