The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1889


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p.5 An Admiralty Decision - The admiralty claim of M.A. Bradley against the propeller John Pridgeon, jr., was decided yesterday by Judge Blodgett in favor of the libellant. The Pridgeon and the propeller Lelah Chamberlain collided off Sheboygan, Wis., in October 1886. The Chamberlain sank and proved a total loss. The court held that the Pridgeon was solely at fault. The court limited the liability of the Pridgeon to $27,500. An appeal was taken to the United States Supreme Court.

Proposed Ship Canal - across upper peninsula to connect Lakes Michigan and Superior.


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Date of Original:
March 19, 1889
Local identifier:
KN.15961b
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 19, 1889