The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1907

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Feb. 13, 1907

p.8 Harbor Soundings - Government Engineer Fuller will be engaged another week in taking soundings below Cataraqui bridge. The marine department will then have full information on Kingston harbor. Nine years ago, soundings of the upper portion were taken.

Feb. 14, 1907

p.2 Sold A Yacht - Capt. Robert Carnegie has sold the hull of the yacht Skylark to Capt. Ira B. Folger, who intends fitting the yacht out, with a powerful gas engine, and using her for a houseboat on the St. Lawrence next summer.

p.3 The old ferry steamer the Mary Ethel, abandoned on the shores of Prince Edward, has been sold for $100 to D. Phillips, Belleville. The vessel will be torn apart. There is some valuable machinery. The vessel was built in 1879.

p.8 Personal Mention - Capt. R. Sudds, Simcoe Island, is in the city on business in connection with fitting out his boat for the coming season.

Feb. 15, 1907


Jan. 16, 1907

p.8 Tug Saginaw Sold - The Great Lakes Towing company has sold the American tug Saginaw to Capt. E.A. Booth, Jr., of Kingston. The Saginaw is now lying in the Blackwell canal, and will be brought to Kingston when navigation opens.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1907