The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1904

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p.2 An Important Witness - Andrew Kennedy, marine engineer, is in Detroit to give evidence in the suit brought by the Gilchrist Transportation company, Cleveland, against the steamer Turret Court, owned by the Canadian Lake and Ocean Navigation company. The Gilchrist people claim damages of $37,242 as a result of the sinking of the steamer Waverly, and injuries to the barge W.S. Crossthwaite, on July 22nd last on Lake Huron. Mr. Kennedy was second engineer on the Turret Court, and was on watch at the time of the accident.

Day's Episodes - Eight boats are under construction at Davis & Sons' shipyard.

p.4 Capt. Fred Beaupre, Portsmouth, left today for Cleveland, to superintend the fitting out of the American Steel Trust company's boats.

Sailor's Body Found - thought to be Edward McVittie, from steamer Lillian, drowned in the Thames River near Lake St. Clair last fall.

p.5 Suction Pipe Leaked - being laid in Navy Bay at Royal Military College by Donnelly Wrecking company; McKelvey & Birch are original contractors; pipes are of wrought iron in 20 foot lengths, the total length being 350 feet.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1904