The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1904


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p.1 The Steamer Burned - Conneaut, Ohio - The car ferry Shenago, running between this port and Rondeau, Canada, caught fire off the harbor this morning, and burned to the water's edge. The engineer was taken off fatally burned. He says four men perished in the hold. The rest of the crew escaped.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - Ice yachting was never enjoyed under better conditions than those at present existing. The ice is in splendid condition.

p.4 New Line of Grain Boats - Montreal, March 11th - The Ogilvie Flour Mills company, limited, announce that they will establish a fleet of their own on the upper lakes. According to the present plan, it is intended to make Port Colborne the eastern port. Some of the steamers would be secured from the Bertram Shipbuilding company, of Toronto.

p.5 To Sail Another Schooner - Capt. William Dowie (Dowle ?), late of the schooner Katie Eccles, will sail the schooner Robert McDonald during the coming season.


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Date of Publication:
11 Mar 1904
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KN.17307a
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), 11 Mar 1904