The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1898

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p.2 A Handsome Trophy - Messrs. Commodore Sanford C. Calvin and vice-commodore Francis H. Macnee, of the Kingston ice yacht club, have presented the club with a permanent trophy, to be known as the Calvin-Macnee trophy.....

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Filgate, used one season by the Folgers, has been sold in Montreal for $8,500.

Feb. 17, 1898


A New Marine Order.

Instructions have been received by the local collector of customs and inspector of steamboats from the dominion government that in future all passenger steamers other than those holding passenger certificates from her majesty's board of trade, registered elsewhere than in Canada, engaging in carrying passengers to or from Canada, will be subject, with certain exceptions, to the provisions of the dominion steamboat act. Therefore, in future all American steamers carrying passengers to or from Canada will come under the restrictions of the dominion law. While the order is a general one in the dominion, it affects Kingston to a greater extent than any other port on the inland waters, as at no other port do so many American passenger carrying steamers touch.

Feb. 18, 1898


Feb. 19, 1898

p.6 Snips - The Globe today publishes a portrait and sketch of Capt. W.R. Taylor, aged eighty-seven years, "the father of inland marine navigation." The paper speaks of him as hale and hearty, with an exceedingly bright memory and in possession of a fund of information on marine matters which, to listen to, is an education in itself.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1898