We recently had occasion to look at the Montreal Gazette for Monday, August 28th, 1933, and found therein some interesting vessel passages. As they are now 55 years old, we thought that our readers might like to see them. Maybe they will put us in the mood to start the 1988 navigation season...
Aug. 26 - Up: GEORGE R. FINK, 1:30 a.m.; RICHARD TRIMBLE, JAMES J. HILL and JOHN SMEATON, 2; J. H. SHEADLE, MARTIN MULLEN, 3:30; JOSHUA A. HATFIELD, G. A. TOMLINSON, 5:30; IOCOLITE, HENRY PHIPPS, 6; B. F. AFFLECK, 6:30; CHARLES C. WEST, 8:30.
Aug. 26 - Down: WILLIAM EDENBORN and JOHN A. ROEBLING, AUGUST ZIESING, H.A. SCANDRETT, 1 a.m.; KING, 2:30; OCTORARA, 3:30; HORACE JOHNSON, 5; JAMES DAVIDSON, 7:30; J. PIERPONT MORGAN, HARRY W. CROFT, 8; THOMAS BRITT, JOHN STANTON, 9.
Aug. 27 - Up: HARVARD, 9:30 a.m.; EUGENE P. THOMAS, 10; SAMUEL F. B. MORSE, 12:30 p.m.; FARRANDOC, 2:30; LA SALLE, 3:30; CLEMENS A. REISS, 4; SIDNEY 0. NEFF, J. P. MORGAN JR., WILLIAM P. COWAN, 5; BRENTWOOD, 5:30.
Fort William. Aug. 26 - Cleared: GEORGE L. TORIAN, LOCKWELL, Montreal, wheat; HAGARTY, Kingston, wheat; CAPTAIN THOMAS WILSON, Buffalo, wheat; CANADOC, Buffalo, wheat, screenings, flour; WILLIAM C. WARREN, Buffalo, screenings; HAMONIC, Sarnia, HURONIC, Duluth, KEEWATIN, Port McNicoll, passengers and freight. In port: ROBERT W. POMEROY, discharging coal.
Deep-Sea Arrivals; SATURNIA, Patras, from New York; REX, Naples, from New York; COLUMBUS, Cherbourg, from New York; BERLIN, Boulogne, from New York; MAURETANIA, Port of Spain, from New York; DUCHESS OF ATHOLL, Liverpool from Montreal; BYRON, New York, from Piraeus; PRESIDENT WILSON, New York from Manila.
Deep-Sea Sailings: DUCHESS OF BEDFORD, New York, for Quebec; CALIFORNIA, New York, for Bermuda; VEENDAM, New York for Rotterdam; WASHINGTON, New York for Bar Harbor, Maine; DUCHESS OF RICHMOND, Liverpool, for Montreal; AQUITANIA, Southampton, for New York; BREMEN, Cherbourg, for New York; STUTTGART, Cherbourg, for New York; VULCANIA, Naples, for New York; WESTERN WORLD, Buenos Aires, for New York.
Reproduced for the Web with the permission of the Toronto Marine Historical Society.