The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Sep 1913

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p.2 Traction Engine Raised Again - again went through bridge at Collins Bay, raised by tug Johnson of Calvin Co.



The first of the new grain from the west has arrived in Kingston. It was carried here from Fort William by the steamer Turret Cape, which is discharging at the Montreal Transportation company's elevator.

The schooner St. Louis, which has been laid up at the long pier at Portsmouth a week for repairs, cleared on Thursday night for Charlotte.

The steamer City of Ottawa passed up on Friday morning.

The sloop Maggie L. arrived from Boxton Harbor, Wolfe Island, with grain for Richardson's elevator.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Kinmount passed down Thursday night with grain from Fort William to Montreal; tug Emerson from Montreal, light; steamer Gordon, grain-laden from Fort William, lightered her cargo and went on to Montreal; steamer Turret Cape from Fort William, is discharging wheat and oats.

The steamer Simla passed down to Montreal with grain from Duluth, and the Ceylon from Toledo with timber for Quebec.

The steamer Britannic was due up from Montreal and river points, on Friday afternoon.

The whirlie which Swift & Co. have acquired from Picton is in operation.

p.3 Boat License Suspended - Oswego, N.Y., Sept. 19th - The license of Capt. Francis A. Gould as master and pilot of the Waukon, plying between Charlotte and Sea Breeze, on Lake Ontario, has been suspended for sixty days by United States Steamboat Inspectors Frederick L.R. Pope and William P. Nolan, as a result of charges preferred by Frederick A. Rusco?, Frederick A. Frost and Frank C. Evershed. Gould was found guilty of leaving the vessel in charge of a boy, Bruce Whimsett on the lake at night with passengers aboard.

p.8 Traffic Held Up - swing bridge damaged by mud scow in Kingston harbor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Sep 1913