The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Dec 1905

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p.5 Cape Steamer Delayed - The steamer New Island Wanderer did not reach here till 3:30 o'clock this afternoon, leaving Cape Vincent only at 1:30 o'clock. She was detained by the steam on the water, navigation being rendered impossible all morning. The Wanderer will not return to the Cape till tomorrow morning.

The steamer Wolfe Islander had to be cut out of four inches of ice at the island wharf this morning. Yesterday she made her last trip of the season to Brakey's Bay. If this cold continues she will have difficulty getting into Wolfe Island tomorrow.

The Rogers' Cargo - Detroit, Dec. 15th - The new steamer William A. Rogers, passed here last night, bound for Buffalo, with the greatest cargo of wheat ever carried by any vessel of the great lakes, of perhaps in the world. The cargo consisted of 351,000 bushels, or enough to make a loaf of bread for every adult in the United States. For transporting this gigantic cargo from Fort William to Buffalo, and holding it in storage during the winter, the owners of the Rogers will receive $19,000.

Dec. 16, 1905

p.5 Personal Mention - Capt. Bongard, who has been at his home in Waupoos for the past two weeks, left this week for Halifax, to join the steamer Turbinia, en route to Cuba.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The steamer New Island Wanderer went to Cape Vincent at eight o'clock this morning. It made another trip over this afternoon.

The steamer Wolfe Islander could not get within two hundred yards of the island wharf Saturday, the bay being well frozen over.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Dec 1905