The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1902

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p.1 Capt. Hatch Fined - Ogdensburg, N.Y., Aug. 19th - Capt. John Hatch, owner of the steamer Cresco, was fined $100 by Collector of the Port Charles A. Kellog for not complying with the pilot regulations, which provide that 2 copies of the pilot law shall be exposed under glass on every vessel. Capt. Hatch contended that both copies were in the same frame, one under the other, but the collector deemed that the law had not been complied with and levied the fine as above.

For Sale - Two Steambarges, one 110 feet long, 22 feet beam, the other 97 feet long, 16 feet beam, both in good running order. S.W. Marchment, 133 Victoria Street, Toronto.



K. & P. railway spile wharf: schooner Freeman from Charlotte with coal.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto down and up; Caspian from Charlotte; Spartan from Montreal tonight; Rideau King from Ottawa.

The steamer Bigelow cleared this morning for Rideau canal ports with a party of New York fishermen on board. They will spend two weeks among the Rideau lakes.

M.T. company elevator: tug Hall from Montreal with three barges; tug Thomson from Charlotte with three coal-laden barges, and cleared for Montreal, with an additional grain-laden barge.

Complaints have been filed with the United States Collector Kellog, Ogdensburg, N.Y., against excessive steamboat racing by excursion steamers on the St. Lawrence river. Capt. John Hatch and the crew of the steamer Mary have been summoned for racing through the dangerous waters of the rapids with the Canadian tug Cambria. While in treacherous waters the boats came so close that excursionists could touch hands. Women fainted and a panic ensued. Steamboat inspectors Moulther and Chestnut have been called upon to investigate the matter.

Have Had A Good Season - White Squadron having a better season than last.

p.5 Incidents Of The Day - Capt. Ira Folger is in command of the steamer Rival while she is engaged in running the ferry trips.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Aug 1902