The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1902

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Marine Notes

Capt. Simmonds is making extensive repairs to the steambarge Owen.

Capt. Peter D. Ostrander, Milford, has bought an interest in the schooner Queen of the Lakes.

Capt. Oliver has purchased another schooner, having sold the Eliza White to Capt. O'Hagan, Picton.

On Monday next Capt. Scott, of the steamer Persia, will leave for Toronto to begin the work of preparing that popular steamer for the approaching season's work.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The appeal case of the New York R.R. company vs. Collins Bay wrecking company will be heard in the supreme court at Ottawa early next week.

March 14, 1902

p.2 Officers of the Alexandria - T.J.S. Milne and David Sinclair have gone to Picton to fit up the steamer Alexandria, on which they will sail this season as first and second engineer respectively. Capt. Miller, of Picton, will be in charge. He has had command of the Alexandria for over twenty-five years, and has been in the employment of the company for nearly half a century.

The Rideau Prince

[Montreal Herald]

Captain Noonan, of the Rideau Lakes navigation company, announced that the company is to build another steamer for the daily service between Ottawa and Kingston. The new craft will be 112 feet long, 28 feet beam, draft 4.6 feet, speed 14 miles per hour, and triple expansion engines. There will be sleeping accommodation for seventy-five guests and sixty seats in the dining room. The boat will be completed in about ten months, and will cost $10,000. It will be named Rideau Prince, and together with Rideau King and Rideau Queen will form a daily service between Kingston and Ottawa.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1902