The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Aug, 1873

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A HINT TO PILOTS. - Whenever any person, claiming to be a skillful pilot of steam vessels, shall offer himself for a license the inspectors shall make diligent inquiry as to his character and merits, and if satisfied from personal examination of the applicant, with the proof that he shall offer, that he possesses the requisite knowledge and skill, and is trustworthy and skillful, they shall grant him a license for the term of one year to pilot any such vessel within the limits prescribed in the license, but such license shall be suspended or revoked upon satisfactory evidence of negligence, unskillfulness or inattention to the duties of his station, or for intemperance, or the willful violation of any provision of this act. And every such captain, mate, engineer and pilot who shall receive a license as aforesaid, shall, when employed on any such vessel, place his certificate of license (which shall be framed under glass) in some conspicuous place in such vessel, where it can be seen by passengers and others at all times, and for every neglect to comply with this provision by any such captain, mate, engineer or pilot, he shall be subject to a penalty of one hundred dollar's fine, or revocation of his license.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Aug, 1873