The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Mar 1902

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p.1 Have An Eye On Property - Ogdensburg, March 6th - Marine men here are of the opinion that the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence river steamboat company, better known as "The Wolvin Syndicate," will obtain control of the Presott elevator, the Prescott elevator company having been adjudged insolvent by the high court sitting in Toronto last week.

p.2 Ice Yacht Races at Cape Vincent - Kingston boats competing (details).

p.6 No Changes In Captains - of the Richelieu & Ontario steamers this season; decided by executive of the board of directors.

March 7, 1902


March 8, 1902

p.6 Considering The Matter - Information recently received from Ottawa states that the department of marine and fisheries has at last taken up for consideration the petition sent from this city against a local captain, who, it is alleged, does not possess the proper qualifications. The petitioners are assured that some definite answer will be given them in two or three days. An investigation is looked for.

Judgement For Fitzgerald - Judge Dana has rendered judgement for the plaintiff in the sum of $100 in the case of Capt. Richard Fitzgerald vs. Thomas W. Laidlaw. Capt. Fitzgerald sued to recover $200 for inspection and services in furthering the sale of Laidlaw's steamer, the Unique.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Mar 1902