The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1913

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p.1 Gananoque, Sept. 29th - ....The coal schooner Horace Taber is in port with a cargo for the Taylor Coal and Lumber company.



The Donnelly Salvage and Wrecking company has acquired a barge which will be used as a lighter to replace the Grantham, which was abandoned when she went ashore up the lake this summer. John Donnelly was in Buffalo last week and bought the barge Eleanor from A. Weston & Co., lumber merchants, of North Tonawanda. She is 162' x 32' beam, with a depth of hold of 11 feet. The Eleanor was expected in port on Monday in tow of the tug Bartlett. The machinery which was taken from the Grantham will be immediately installed in her.

After the steamer Kingston had cleared from Swift's wharf at five o'clock on Sunday afternoon it was discovered that a pin in one of the buckets of her port wheel was broken. The R. & O. passenger liner was brought into the water works wharf where the bucket was removed. The Kingston left at 6:20 o'clock. It was her last trip this season. She will winter in Toronto.

Movements of Vessels.

The steamer Sowards, from Charlotte, is discharging a cargo of coal at R. Crawford's wharf.

The schooner Abbie L. Andrews cleared on Monday for Charlotte.

The steamers Holcomb, Dundurn, Wahcondah and Gordon passed up.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Emerson from Charlotte, with the barge Valencia, coal-laden for Montreal, tug Thomson from Montreal light, cleared for Montreal with three grain barges; tug Emerson cleared with the barge Quebec cleared for Charlotte to load coal, and the barge Augustus for Port Colborne to load grain; the tug Bartlett arrived with the barge Winnipeg, grain-laden from Port Colborne, and barge Eleanor, light, for the Donnelly Wrecking company.

The steamer Rideau King has gone into winter quarters below the bridge. She arrived from Ottawa on Saturday evening. The steamer Buena Vista has gone on the Rideau river run.

The steamer Majestic went east on Sunday morning.

The steamer Belleville passed up on Sunday morning.

The steamer Dundurn passed up on Monday morning.

The steamer Glen Davis passed up on Monday morning.

The steamer Wolfe Islander will go into the Davis drydock for repairs and caulking. The steamer Pierrepont will likely be chartered for the ferry route.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Sep 1913