The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1906

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p.1 Got Through to Mackinaw - Detroit, April 11th - The first two of the fleet, from Buffalo and lake ports, which got through the St. Clair river, on Monday afternoon, arrived at Mackinaw City last night. Both lay till daylight this morning. They report some ice fields in Lake Huron, but they had no difficulty in getting through.



The steamer Turbinia, en route to Hamilton from Bermuda, will go into dry dock next week.

The schooner Tradewind cleared yesterday afternoon for Fairhaven, but this morning was lying under Nine Mile Point.

The schooner yacht Oriole, the best known yacht on the great lakes, and the largest in Toronto, is to be broken up immediately.

The steamer Advance came out of the government dry dock this morning and the steamer Neepewah, after waiting since Friday last, went in.

The Rideau Lake Campers' Boat company, of Smith's Falls, have purchased the steamer Antelope, of Brockville, to ply on the Rideau during the holiday season.

By order-in-council, the following changes in the names of registered shipping are authorized: The Arabia to be called Bickerdike; Richelieu, Beauharnois; and Myles, Cataract. The last named is registered at the port of Hamilton and the first two at Ottawa.

p.8 Is More Poaching - Toronto, April 11th - Fishery overseers have reported to the department that the United States tugs on Lake Erie have been fishing on the Canadian side of the international boundary, some of them coming within two miles of the Canadian shore. The department, at Ottawa, has been asked to put the cruiser Vigilant into commission at the earliest possible moment.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1906