The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1905

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Feb. 14, 1905

p.2 Day's Episodes - The R. & O. company will exhibit a model of the Kingston, lighted within and without, at the Sportsmen's show, New York, from February 22nd to March 10th.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Thomas Donnelly is home from Collingwood where he had charge of several surveys on vessels.

Feb. 15, 1905

p.2 Contract For An Engine - The Davis company has the contract to build a triple-expansion engine for the steamer Varuna, of Belleville, which will next summer be the fastest boat on the Bay of Quinte. The Davis shipyard has enough work to keep a large staff of men busy until May next.

p.4 Repairing The Fleet - Thirty-five men are engaged in repairing the K. & M.F. company's barges at Portsmouth. The Cherokee is on the marine railway for extensive additions; the Jet and Lapwing are receiving new decks, etc.; the Hiawatha new keelson. The rest of the barges are also receiving many fixtures. About $10,000 is being spent altogether in repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1905