The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lakeside (Propeller), C90778, 26 Oct 1899

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The Lakeside Navigation Co. has been unable to handle all the business which came thier way part of the season, so popular has the St. Cathrines route become. Next season they will be prepared for a big increase. It is their intention to build a new steel vessel after the model of the LAKESIDE, at a cost of between $35,000 and $40,000. She will be 165 ft. long, and thoroughly modern in all appointments. The contract has not been let yet, but estimates are being prepared, and she will likely be built either in Toronto or Hamilton. It is intended to make a vessel capable of going 17 miles per hour, and that she will be ready to go into commission on the 24th of May. The stm. LINCOLN will be taken off the route as she is too small, and the LAKESIDE will be lengthened 25 ft. making her the same size as the new boat.
      Marine Record
      October 26, 1899 7-2

Steam screw LAKESIDE. Official Canada No. 90778. Of 348 tons gross; 220 tons reg. Built Windsor, Ont., 1888. Home port, Windsor, Ont. 121.0 x 26.0 x 9.3 Owned by the Lakeside Navigation Co., Walkerville, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

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Lakeside (Propeller), C90778, 26 Oct 1899