The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Mar 1894

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The steamer Pierrepont will be ready for service on Saturday.

This morning at a meeting of the directors of the Lake Ontario steamboat company, limited, James Swift was elected president and H.H. Gildersleeve general manager.

During the twenty-three years the Folger Bros' have owned steamers they have not docked the men in their employ for time lost by sickness, and some of them have been sick long periods.

Mr. Black, mate of the str. Bannockburn last year, has received captain's papers for the lakes and fresh water. Capt. Black is a first-class man and is never without an engagement. He will again go mate of the Bannockburn. Capt. A. McMaugh will have charge this year.

Capt. T. Donnelly was called to Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday to look after some prosecutions he is carrying on up there. The captain has three or four adjourned cases to attend to, in all cases for running without certified officers. The department is bound to wipe out this difficulty.

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12 Mar 1894
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Mar 1894