The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1903


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p.1

TENDERS FOR BUILDING FERRY BOAT.

Tenders will be received by the undersigned for the construction of a Steam Ferry Boat, of the same dimensions, capacity and equipment as the Steamer Pierrepont, to run twelve miles an hour, according to specifications to be seen at the Clerk's Office, Wolfe Island.

Tenders to be sent in not later than the first day of October next.

Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.

For further particulars address

D.J. Dawson, Township Clerk, Wolfe Island, Ont.

p.2 Some Glimpses Into Thousand Island Park Doings - Steamboat Rivalry between Folger and Visger lines - "steamboat shouters" extol virtues of their respective lines - a bit of a puff for Folger's steamer Ramona.

p.5

MARINE MATTERS.

Richardsons' elevator: schooner Laura D. from Wellington with grain.

The schooner Clara Youell, Capt. Oliver, cleared today for Buffalo, bound for Sandusky, Ohio, to load coal for this port.

Swift's wharf: steamers Toronto and Caspian down; Spartan up tonight; Rideau King cleared for Smith's Falls; Rideau Queen arrived from Smith's Falls.

p.6 A Pleasant Picnic - to Fish Point, 2 miles west of Stella, Amherst Island - in C.W. Wright's new gasoline launch towing sailboat Minnehaha and a row boat.


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Date of Publication:
18 Aug 1903
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KN.17274n
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1903