The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1900

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p.2 To Be Smelted At Belleville - The Belleville rolling mills company has chartered Capt. Chapman's tug, the Ferris. They will utilize her next season in hauling barges laden with iron ore down the Rideau to Kingston.....

Jan. 30, 1900

p.2 Davis & Sons, shipbuilders, have at present forty-eight men busily employed in their yard and machine shop. The steamer Rideau Queen is now under way, and as soon as the timber arrives the building of another steamer will be commenced.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - Davis & Sons, shipbuilders, have received the contract from the St. Lawrence yacht club, Montreal, to build a steam-yacht. The yacht will be sixty-five feet long, thirteen feet beam, draw two feet, and have a forty-five horse power engine. It is to be completed by May 15th.

Jan. 31, 1900

p.5 The Lake on the Mountain - scientific observations on depths, water temperatures, etc.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1900