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The Edwin T. Douglas (left) , built in 1923 by Napier & Miller Old Kilpatrick, Scotland, sailed for Upper Lakes (carrying coal, not oil). At sometime was converted to barge P.S. Barge No 1. Miraculously she was still around in 2000, owned by McAllister Towing. She was superceded by the new-style canaller, Calgadoc (right).

The caption on the post card reads "View showing the fuel docks which supply many freighters bearing cargos of oil and pulpwood in the Thousand Islands region, NY."

The Edwin T. Douglas , built 1923, sailed for Upper Lakes (carrying coal, not oil). At sometime was converted to barge P.S. Barge No 1. her owners were the Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co. Ltd (Boland & Cornelius, mgr), Port Colborne, Ontario, Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Toronto (1936), McAllister-Pyke Salvage Ltd (1959 when she was made into a lightering/salvage barge til scrapped in 2000).

The Calgadoc, built in 1956, was sold off lakes 1975, sank off the coast of Mexico in 1981

 



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