The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1905


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p.4

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The steamers of the R. & O. line are now all laid up for the winter.

The steamer Niagara was due up today on her last trip. She will then go into winter quarters in Picton harbor.

Swift's wharf: propellor City of Montreal, from Hamilton, to Montreal; steamers Picton up last night; Aletha, bay ports.

M.T. company wharf S.S. Fairmount cleared for Fort William; tug Thomson up with five light barges, and cleared down with three, grain-laden.

p.8 A Disastrous Season - Detroit, Nov. 21st - With the close of navigation still a month off, and the worst of weather still to come, the statistics of loss of lives and vessels already this season are appalling. Over fifty ships were destroyed, and scores of others badly damaged in the storms, while the loss of life totals up 128. The monetary loss will be over five million dollars, making the season of 1905 one of the most disastrous in the history of the lakes.


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Date of Publication:
21 Nov 1905
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KN.17444a
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Nov 1905