The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Mar 1905

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p.1 Navigation On Lake Erie - Colchester, March 30th - A steam barge, the first boat of the season, is in sight west of Colchester, loaded and apparently heading for Toledo. She is making fair progress through the ice which covers this end of Lake Erie.

Great Damage Threatened - by fire now burning in Buffalo Dry Dock; four vessels in drydock threatened.

p.2 Busy Season On River - coming season expected to be best in years, according to Howard S. Folger of Thousand Island Steamboat Co., owners of "White Fleet." [Syracuse Post-Standard]

p.8 To Change The Name - Steps are being taken to change the name of the ferry steamer Fawcett to the Wolfe Islander. By the time navigation opens, the new name will appear on the boat.

March 31, 1905

p.1 Lake Erie Open - March 31st - steambarge passed up through ice to river.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Mar 1905