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


Description
Full Text

p.1

FOUND THE VESSEL

Which Struck Canadian Schooner On St. Clair River.

Detroit, June 5th - The steamer Admiral, now at Cleveland, was the steel freighter which collided with and sank the Canadian schooner Gleniffer, in the American channel at St. Clair flats on Monday night. The Admiral is in command of Capt. John Ivors, of Detroit. Hugh McMillan, of this city, is her manager and owner. The sunken schooner lies in the channel about 100 feet from American bank, and is somewhat of a menace to navigation.

p.2

MARINE INTELLIGENCE

Craig's wharf: steamer Ocean from Montreal.

Folger's wharf: schooner Katie Eccles, from Charlotte, with coal.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Van Straubenzie, from Pelee Island, with corn.

Swift's wharf: steamer Algerian expexted from Montreal tonight; schooner Falconer cleared for Charlotte.

On account of the coal strike across the border, owners of schooners at this port are forced to remain idle.

M.T. company elevator: tug Glide arrived from Montreal with three light barges; tug Thomson cleared for Montreal with three barges grain-laden.

Bravo, Capt. Batten! - for taking Montreal through rapids.[Brockville Times]

Purchased A Yacht - Viator bought by H.S. Folger for use with Thousand Island Steamboat Company; 42 feet long, 36 h.p.

p.6 Sailed Out of Kingston - Capt. B.F. Rounds died at Benton Harbor, Mich., at age of 77; sailed on Lady of the Lake between Cape Vincent and Kingston in 1842.

American Tax On Vessels - Ottawa, June 5th - An inspection fee of $5 and a tonnage tax of 8 cents a ton is being collected on Canadian vessels entering U.S. lake ports, although no such tax is charged by Canada except in the case of vessels entering seaports. Numerous complaints have been received at the marine department, and the minister is now giving his attention to this subject.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Publication:
5 Jun 1902
Local identifier:
KN.17235c
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jun 1902