The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1913

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p.2 Engine Recovered - went through Collins Bay bridge, removed by tug Johnson of Calvin Co.



The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal, and is discharging at Soward's wharf.

The schooner Abbie L. Andrews, from Charlotte, is discharging coal at Crawford's wharf.

The steamer Fairfax cleared for the Welland canal.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed down.

The schooner Horace Taber arrived in port from Charlotte, and is discharging a cargo of coal at Booth & Co.'s wharf.

The steamer Toronto was down and up on Friday.

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

The steamer Britannic was in port from Montreal and river points on Friday afternoon.

The steamer City of Hamilton passed westbound on Thursday night.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Fordonian, from Fort William, is discharging 95,000 bushels of barley; tug Hall will arrive tonight from Montreal, with two light barges; tug Bartlett is due to pass down today, on her way from Port Dalhousie to Montreal, with the barge Ungava, grain-laden; steamer Turret Crown, grain-laden, from Duluth, is due to reach here tonight, to discharge.

The new steam barge recently launched at Westport for Captain Foster was taken to Smith's Falls in tow of the yacht Lee. The new boat was constructed by T.J. Waffle and is 112 feet long and 22 feet beam, and is one of the most substantially built craft on the Rideau, her timbers being extra heavy and more than usually stayed and bolted. The new boat will not be in commission this fall, but will be in readiness for the opening of navigation next year when it will be used in connection with Captain Foster's extensive business.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Sep 1913