The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1908

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p.1 Latest News - Judge Hodgins, in the Admiralty court, has decided that the Knapp "roller boat" is a ship and comes within his jurisdiction. He made an order that the owners pay $250 to the Turbine S.S. Company for damages done to the Turbinia.



The schooner Cornelia is unloading coal from Sodus at Crawford's.

The schooner William Jamieson is unloading coal from Sodus Point at Folger's wharf.

The steamer Simla and barge Burmah are expected at Richardsons' elevator with 117,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William.

The tug Hackett arrived from Prescott with two barges for Mooers' elevator. The tug coaled at Swift's wharf and returned down the river.

The heavy fog that hung over the city on Tuesday was entirely cleared away this morning. All the steamers and schooners that were tied up were able to get under way again and quite a number reached the city.

Swift's wharf: schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal; steamer North King arrived on Tuesday afternoon from Rochester, on her last trip, and is now tied up for the season; steamer Belleville up today; steamer Aletha from bay points.

M.T. Co.'s wharf: steamer Iroquois from Fort William, with 81,000 bushels of wheat; steamer Rosedale lightered here, on her way to Prescott, with 70,000 bushels of wheat; tug Glide cleared for Montreal with three grain-laden barges.

p.10 Transport of Wheat - Some Incorrect Statements Made - letter corrects statements made in previous day's editorial re. shipments of Canadian wheat. [Montreal Witness]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1908