The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1906

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p.2 Abolished Position - of market clerk and harbor master which had been held for the past sixteen years by William McCammon; to be performed now by police force.

p.5 A Worthy Citizen - Joseph E. Clark, 75, secretary treasurer of the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Steamboat company, serving with company for 40 years.

p.7 A Veteran Captain - Capt. Edward Dunn of Cruiser Vigilant - the terror of American poachers; owned tug Okonra at Owen Sound; in 1890 he was appointed captain of the government boat Cruiser, a converted yacht; from 1893 to 1904 he was in command of the Petrel looking for American fish poachers; in 1904 took command of Vigilant.


Marine News.

Picton harbor is yet ice blocked.

The sloop Laura D. is expected to clear for Glenora today.

The steambarge Neepewah will enter the dry dock when the steambarge Advance leaves.

The steamer Alexandria will make her first trip out of Picton to Charlotte April 28th.

The government supply boat Reserve arrived in port, this morning, and proceeded up the lake to place the buoys.

Richelieu & Ontario boats will be officered during the coming season: Prescott, Capt. A. Dunlop; Brockville, Capt. McGrath; Kingston, Capt. Esford; Toronto, Capt. E.A. Booth; Picton, Capt. D. Mills; Hamilton, Capt. Stephenson.

City Council - petition from St. Lawrence River Steamboat company and other marine interests, asking that the services of the present harbor master be retained.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1906