The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1905

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p.1 Captains Are Blamed - owner of Booth & Co. fishing company blames captains for fishing in Canadian waters of Lake Erie, because they have a financial interest in boats.



Crawford's wharf: schooner Annandale from Sodus with coal.

The schooner Lydon is loading feldspar at Richardsons' wharf.

The schooner Acacia, from Charlotte with coal, arrived at the Locomotive works' wharf.

M.T. company wharf: tug Glide up with three light barges and cleared down with two barges, grain-laden.

The propeller Simla and barge Ceylon are at Garden Island after discharging a cargo of iron at Deseronto.

Swift's wharf: steamer Hamilton up last night; steamer Belleville down tonight; steamer Aletha from bay ports.

Homer L. Dodge is making a trip in a row boat with a sail from Ogdensburg, N.Y., to Kingston, through the Rideau to Ottawa, thence to Montreal, and up the St. Lawrence.

Edward Conway, a sailor on the barge Maria, had a narrow escape from drowning at Ogdensburg. He jumped from a boat to take a line, and a board on the dock tipped up, throwing him into the river. He was rescued after being in the water twenty minutes.

The Montreal Transportation company has just completed the work of fitting up the elevator at Prescott and grain cargoes are expected this week. This elevator has a capacity of 1,000,000 bushels and the owners intend to fill it for storage before the season of navigation closes.

An effort will be made to keep navigation open in and out of Port Arthur and Fort William harbors as late as possible into the fall. The services of ice-breaking vessels will be employed, and the Americans will cooperate with the Canadian marine department in keeping the necessary lights and other aids to navigation in operation as long as vessels keep moving.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1905