The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1908

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p.1 Is A Combine ? - a Montreal grain shipper charges that the Dominion Marine Association is nothing more or less than an immense trust which completely controls the Canadian grain carrying trade and has arbitrarily fixed rates at two cents per bushel higher than they should be. (full column)

p.2 Sprang Off Steamer - a crewman saved woman's life after steamer St. Lawrence sank a put-put about 400 yards off Thousand Island Park dock.


Got Passage to Kingston.

Capt. Robert McIntyre, master of the steamer Turret Court, was before Police Magistrate Campbell at St. Catharines on Friday, as defendant in actions brought by five of the crew who had been laid off and paid off at Port Dalhousie, where the boat was laid up. The men claimed a full month's wages. The action was dismissed. It was agreed that the captain secure passage to Kingston of W. Worth and E. Crellian.


The steamer Corona passed up Sunday from Montreal to Fort William.

The schooner Winnie Wing arrived from Oswego with coal for Crawford on Sunday.

The steambarge Navajo arrived from Montreal on Sunday with package freight from Montreal.

The steamer Glenmount was at the dry dock on Sunday on her way from Sydney for Fort William with steel rails.

The steamer Glenella was at the dry dock Sunday for a pilot, on her way from Fort William to Montreal, with grain.

M.T. company: tug Mary P. Hall from Montreal with two barges, and cleared for the same place with two grain laden barges.

Swift's: steamer Dundurn up Sunday; steamer City of Ottawa down and up Sunday; steamer Aletha from bay points today.

The steambarge Hinckley took two barges from here to Oswego on Sunday. The barges were from Ottawa with cargoes of wood.

The barge Twin Sisters, being lightened in the Galoups, floated off the rocks, and it is likely that it will be run through the rapids in safety.

The steamer City of Montreal which went on the rocks at the head of the Long Sault rapids, six weeks ago, left the ways at the Ogdensburg shipyard Thursday for Montreal. It cost upwards of $50,000 to repair her.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Aug 1908