The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1913

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p.1 A Woman Pilot - Capt. T.W. Foote, of the private yacht Wawatarpee, of Chicago, is only woman on great lakes to hold a license from the United States.

p.3 New Steamer For Napanee-Picton Route - Davis Dry Dock submitted tenders for a steamer about 80 feet long, $8,500, 12 miles per hour.



The steamer Rosedale passed up on Friday night.

The schooner Ford River, loading feldspar at Richardson's wharf, will clear tonigth for Charlotte.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Charlotte with coal for R. Crawford.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: steamer Advance passed up light from Montreal to Port Colborne; tug Hall from Montreal, two light barges, cleared to bring up two light barges from the Cornwall canal; tug Bartlett cleared with the barge Hamilton for Charlotte and the barge Ungava for Port Colborne; steamer Turret Cape cleared for Loraine, Ohio to load coal for Fort William; steamer Calgarian from Fort William, is due to arrive tonight with a cargo of wheat flax and seed and oats and barley.

The steamer City of Hamilton passed up on Saturday morning.

The steamer Simla is due up Saturday night, light from Montreal, for Fort William, where she will load grain.

The steamer Rideau King is due down from Ottawa Saturday night.

The repairs to the steamer Beaverton are being finished at the shipyard wharves. She was floated from the dock on Friday. The barge Hector of the M.T. Co. was docked, and the steamer Arabian is waiting to go in for inspection.

p.6 Wolfe Island Council - Sept. 1st - Steamboat accounts paid: M. O'Shea, one month captain, $70; J. Kennedy, one month engineer, $70; James Davis, 31 days mate, $41.34; E. Kelly, 31 days fireman, $36.17; George Rattary, 31 days purser, $46.50; John Crawford, 31 days deckhand, $25.84; Mrs. Henderson, 31 days cook, $25.84; James McDonald, 31 days deckhand, $25.84; H. Davis, 1 day extra deckhand, $1; E. McDermott, 4 days extra deckhand, $4; E. McDermott, 1 day extra deckhand, $1.50; George Rattary, 883 meals, $99.96; George Rattary, sundry accounts paid, $4.35; J. Friend & Son, account, $4.40; M. McDonald account, $8.10; Calvin Co. account, $10; McKelvey & Birch account, $4.75; British Whig, printing auditors' report, $8.50.

p.12 The Sailor Who Lost - Capt. Barclay in Battle of Lake Erie. (war of 1812) (2 columns)

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Sep 1913