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

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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.



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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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1902