The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1905

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p.3 Wolfe Island, Feb. 8th - municipal council had a communication from the Folger Co., offering their dock as a landing place for the str. Fawcett for the sum of $100 a year.

p.5 Wolfe Island Council - a by-law to be passed empowering the reeve to borrow $1,000 on a note at nine months, to apply on steamboat accounts for 1904, and a vote of thanks passed to Father Spratt for a gift of $25 to the steamer Fawcett for a new whistle.

Feb. 10, 1905

p.1 Veteran Mariner Dead - Detroit, Mich., Feb. 10th - Capt. William Dana, the oldest vessel master on the great lakes, is dead at Algoma, Mich. He was nearly ninety-three years of age. He followed the marine business until about twenty years ago. He was also a ship builder and constructed the first three masted vessel to sail the lakes.

p.3 Command of the Vigilant - Capt. J. Dunn. (article repeated from Jan. 23rd)

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1905