The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1902


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p.1

A NEW COMPANY

Toronto, May 5th - Letters of incorporation have been granted to the St. Lawrence Terminal company limited, with headquarters at Hamilton. The incorporators are: James H. Hoyt, Cleveland, O.; George S. Lynch, Staunton; Arthur O'Heir, C.S. Scott and Miss Elizabeth Gillies, Hamilton. The capital stock is placed at $100,000. The purposes of the company are to construct, acquire and navigate steel and other vessels for the conveyance of passengers, goods and merchandize and act as common carriers.

p.5

MOVEMENT OF VESSELS

Anglin's wharf - The schooner Freeman, from Oswego, with coal.

Crawford's wharf: schooner Acacia, coal laden from Oswego.

Soward's wharf: schooner Fleetwing, from Oswego with coal.

The steamer Valeria has begun the season's trips between Gananoque and Clayton. Craig's wharf: steamers Ocean and Alexandria from Montreal; Persia from Toronto.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton from Montreal; schooner Falconer from Charlotte with coal.

M.T. company elevator: tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with four light barges, and cleared for Charlotte with two barges to load coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Queen of the Lakes, from Pelee Island with grain, expected today; tug Dauntless with one grain-laden barge cleared for Montreal.

The steamer Bothnia, although a small vessel, contains the largest tonnage of a single boat that has entered the government drydock. She has 1,225 tons of coal in her hold.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Victoria, of Rockport, is here to enter Davis' dry dock for repairs.

p.6 Paid The Fine - Recently Capt. Dewitte, of the schooner Freeman, took a cargo of lumber to Oswego, and had it discharged by non-union men. Then he loaded coal for Kingston, arriving on Saturday night. The longshoremen's union across the border telegraphed to the union here not to touch the cargo until a fine of $16 was paid. Capt. Dewitte paid the amount on demand.


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Newspaper
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Date of Publication:
5 May 1902
Local identifier:
KN.17229
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1902