The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Oct 1913

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Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Oct. 4th - Owing to the failure to send any representative to this city yesterday, the Sault Ste. Marie Dry Dock and Shipbuilding company, which was represented by Dr. Cassoretty of Paris, who was endeavoring to raise the necessary finances for the commencement of the dry dock project, the company has now lost its franchise and a bonus of $5,000 per year for a period of twenty years, this amount being the amount embodied in an agreement with the city.


The steamer Buena Vista has been placed on the Ottawa-Kingston route, owing to the fact that the water is too low for the operating of the steamer Rideau King. The Buena Vista will be running to about November 15th.

The steamer Edmonton arrived from Fort William on Friday night, grain-laden, and is discharging at Richardson's elevator.

The schooner Katie Eccles cleared from Richardson's wharf on Friday night with a cargo of feldspar for Charlotte.

The tug John Staunton (sic) and scow made a trip over to Cape Vincent on Friday with a cargo of cattle.

Steamer Hamilton passed down on Saturday morning.

The steamer Sowards cleared for Oswego.

M.T. Co.'s elevator: tug Glide cleared for Montreal with two grain barges; steamers Kinmount and Rosemount cleared light for Fort William, to load grain for Kingston; steamer Fisher cleared for the upper lakes; steamer Canadian, grain-laden from Fort William, is discharging. The Canadian has a full cargo of new wheat; the steamer Fordonian is due to arrive on Monday, to discharge grain.

(article on record unloading of grain cargo appears on previous day)

The steamer Alexandria arrived on Saturday morning from Montreal.

The steamer Simla was down on Saturday from Fort William and unloaded grain at the Montreal Transportation company's elevator. The Burmah, her consort, laden with grain from Port Colborne, continued on to Montreal.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Oct 1913