The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1901

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p.2 For the Walker Cup - held by Kingston Ice Yacht Club - to compete against Cape Vincent.

p.4 Our Washington Letter - Chicago as a port takes step backwards.

- possible building of dam in St. Lawrence River from Adam's Island in Canadian territory to Les Galops Island in U.S.

p.5 Incidents - While at Detroit attending the annual meeting of the Lake Carriers' Association Capt. Thomas Donnelly was elected a member of the committee on legislation and aids to navigation, and received the thanks of the association for the address he delivered before the members.

The Hamilton bridge company is building a new steel barge for the M.T. Company. Carrier Laine & Co., Quebec, are also building a similar craft for the same company.

The steamer Pierrepont has been placed in her winter position at the ferry wharf with her bow pointed towards the island, ready to start when spring arrives.

Tonight the marine engineers will form a union. An organizer is expected to arrive from the west and form the engineers into an organzied union.

Capt. Donnelly was in Deseronto this morning inspecting repairs to boats of the Rathbun fleet.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1901