The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Mar 1904

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March 8, 1904



The owners of small vessels in the harbor are beginning to fit out their craft for the spring trade.

Capt. Thomas Sullivan, of Kingston, and James Hanley, of Watertown, N.Y., are negotiating for the purchase of the schooner Katie Eccles, of Cobourg.

The captains of the Rutland line of steamers, plying between Ogdensburg and Chicago, ask for an increase in their salaries from $1,600 to $1,800 for the coming season.

The engine of the M.T. company tug Walker, which foundered near Wellington in the fall of 1898, is being got ready to ship to Owen Sound, where it will be placed in a tug.

Repairs to the steamer Chicora have been about completed, as far as the hull is concerned, and it is expected that the water will turned into the government dry dock this week to float the Chicora.

March 9, 1904

p.1 Pith of the News - The passenger steamer Lincoln, which plies between Windsor, Ont., and Pine Island, sank at her dock on Wednesday morning. The boat was being fitted out for the coming season.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Mar 1904