The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1900

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March 9, 1900

p.6 Capt. Richard Fitzgerald of the steamer John Rugee, well known in Brockville, has been granted an increase of pension by the United States government from $15 to $33 per month.

March 10, 1900

p.5 Lobsters In the Bay of Quinte - W.C. McDonald, of Thurlow, has caught several lobsters while fishing in the Bay of Quinte. These fish made their appearance last year, and since then numerous catches have been made. It is within the bounds of possibility that a lobster fishery may be established.

News of the World - The Richelieu & Ontario navigation company has given to the Bertram company of Toronto the contract for a new steamer for Lake Ontario and the upper St. Lawrence. It will be called the Kingston.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1900