The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cambria (Steamboat), 25 Feb 1892

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      Port Arthur, Ont., Feb. 25. - Application has been made to the secretary of state for Canada, at Ottawa, to incorporate the Port Arthur & Duluth Steam Packet Company, capital $25,000, in 250 shares of $100 each. head office at Port Arthur. The objects of the company are to carry on a general steamboat business between Port Arthur and Duluth. The provisional board is composed of George T. Marks, president; George H. Brown, vice-president; Capt. Servais, W. C. Dobie, A. L. Russel and Thomas A. Woodside. The fast side-wheel steamer CAMBRIA, formerly run between Owen Sound and Mackinac, has been purchased and will make three trips per week during the season. The stock has all been subscribed by local people, whose great object in buying the boat is to have communication between Port Arthur, Duluth, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Chicago. The Canadian Pacific, Port Arthur, Duluth & Western and all Duluth railways are backing the enterprise.
      The Marine Review
      February 25, 1892

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Cambria (Steamboat), 25 Feb 1892