The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1900

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p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Pierrepont made two trips to Garden Island today. There is no ice yet in the American channel, and row boats are used with which to get across to the Cape.

Jan. 23, 1900

p.2 Gambling Is Their Bane - James Potter, the sailors' missionary, says gambling is second only to strong drink.

p.6 Visitors To The City - The newly created officials of the M.T. company today visited Kingston and looked over the company's plant here, the inspection being their first since assuming office. The visitors were J.A. Cuttle, general manager; B. McLennan, general superintendent, and G.M. Kinghorn, secretary.

To Build A Steamer - The Davis dry-dock company have closed a contract with Clifford Lewis, of Keewatin, to build all the framework of a seventy-foot passenger steamboat, complete and ready to set up at Keewatin, Ont. The planking to complete the hull will be sent up on flat cars with the frames, rudder, shoe and stern irons. The original intention was to build the boat complete here, but it was found she would be too large to ship by rail.

Jan. 24, 1900

p.2 Incidents of the Day - It is said that last year's earnings of the R. & O. navigation company reached $950,000 and the new steamer Toronto is credited with yielding $200,000.

Jan. 25, 26, 1900


Jan. 27, 1900

p.8 Incidents of the Day - When H.S. Folger's new ice yacht Snow Cloud was launched this week her initial appearance was suitably marked, a bottle of wine being cracked over the advent. The Snow Cloud is a graceful looking craft.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1900