The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1904

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Jan. 19, 1904

p.2 Placed The Order Here - The Crawford Towing Co. of Wiarton, Ont., has placed an order with the Kingston Foundry company for a steel frame for a 90 foot tug. The frame will cost $5,000, and work upon it will be started at once.

City Council - Communications - City Clerk Shannon, asking that matter of fixing the exemption on the Montreal Transportation company's property be referred to the city solicitor and city assessor to determine which of the company's property is exempt and which should be taxed. Referred to assessor and solicitor, on motion of Ald. Behan.

Personal Mention - Capt. John Murphy, Thorptown, well known among lake mariners, having sailed the lakes for years, is dead. He was about sixty-five years of age and leaves a widow.

Jan. 20, 1904

p.2 Yacht Club Meeting - to be held this evening to discuss holding Lake Yacht Racing Association rendezvous next summer; last held at Kingston in 1898.

Jan. 21, 1904

p.2 To Hold Yacht Rendezvous - Yacht Club decides to make arrangements.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1904