The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1901

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p.1 Ship-Owners Prevail - government not likely to grant request of grain dealers to let American boats carry grain between two Canadian ports.

Pleased At Action - Toronto, Nov. 21st - shipping interests here pleased to see government refusing to let American bottoms from Fort William to Georgian Bay ports.

p.2 Death of Mrs. Joseph Branch - wife of engineer of tug Petrel, of the Collins Bay wrecking and salvage company.


Swift's wharf: steamer Persia from Montreal.

The tug Resolute, of Deseronto, will go into the dry dock for repairs.

Next week the M.T. company's carrying trade for the season will end.

Little more than half as much grain has come to the M.T. company elevator this year as last.

The tug Reginald was in port yesterday, clearing in the afternoon for Sarnia to go into winter quarters.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived from Charlotte with two coal laden barges and cleared for Prescott with three laden barges.

Incidents of the Day - Yesterday, Allen & Brown, auctioneers, sold a quantity of small stuff recovered from the wrecked steamer Richelieu. The goods were for the most part samples which a commercial man was carrying. There were plenty of bidders and everything was cleaned out.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - James Stewart has returned to the city from Coteau, where he has had charge of the transporting business of the Canada Atlantic railway company. The barges of the Kingston & Montreal forwarding company used in handling the grain will winter at Portsmouth. This year some 13,000,000 bushels of grain were handled and not a bushel of it damaged, in fact since the K. & M. company's barges have been in service not a bushel has been lost or damaged.

p.6 The schooner Jamieson is at the malt house with barley from Bowmanville.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1901