The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1907

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p.4 Picton, Jan. 2nd - John Tait, foreman ship builder and draughtsman, and four Picton shipcarpenters, are busily engaged at Deseronto on a new steamyacht, the cost of which it is estimated will be between $50,000 and $60,000, for Dr. Oronhyatekha, supreme chief ranger of the Independent Order of Foresters. When finished the yacht will be the finest craft to ply the Bay of Quinte, and will equal Gooderham's of Toronto. The dimensions of this floating palace are 108 feet keel, 16 1/2 feet beam, and 8 foot draught.

Jan. 4, 1907

p.1 To Winter In Vessel - Fort William, Jan. 4th - The steamer J.B. Wood, of the Gilchrist fleet, has taken on 325,000 bushels of wheat here. The steamer will get three cents a bushel for winter storage and deliver at Buffalo.

p.2 Libel Filed Against Steamboat - Through A.R. Cornwall, proctor for libelant, Cornwall Brothers company has filed a libel in United States district court against the St. Lawrence river steamboat idler, on account of provisions, stores and materials furnished to the amount of $755.41 at the instance of her late master, H. Wellington Visger, now deceased. A hearing in the matter has been appointed to be held at Albany, N.Y., on February 12th.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1907