The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1908

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Feb. 3, 1908

p.1 Hull of Germanic Sold - Sarnia, Feb. 3rd - The wreck of the steamer Germanic lying in Sarnia Bay has been sold by the Reid Wrecking company, at Port Huron, to Manley Chew, lumber merchant of Midland. The boat will be rebuilt to carry logs. Openings with gates will be constructed at the end of the vessel, through which to load and unload the timber.

p.8 Rockport Navigation Co. - The annual meeting was held at Poole's Resort on the 22nd ult. The shareholders were represented from Lansdown, Mallorytown and Rockport. Capt. Carnegie presented a satisfactory report of the season's work and the improvements on the boat last spring. The secretary-treasurer's report showed that after paying for all improvements on the boat there was quite a sum left. which the shareholders thought advisable to put in a sinking fund for another year. The following were elected by acclamation: Directors, A. McL. Tennant, C.W. McCullough, Egbert Mallory, A.W. Mallory, and John A. Carnegie; secretary-treasurer, Robert Poole.

Feb. 4, 5, 1908


Feb. 6, 1908

p.1 Capt. James Savage - Picton, Feb. 6th - Capt. James Savage, aged about seventy years, one of the most widely known of the lake captains, died at his home on Monday. Deceased fitted out his schooner last spring, but early in the summer he had to return home owing to illness, and never recovered.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1908