The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1908

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p.6 Wolfe Island Council, Feb. 12th - The council met for the third time on Monday. Mr. Keegan was appointed purser of the steamer, J. Crawford captain, R. Mullin engineer. T. Hutchison offered to charter the boat from the council but this was not considered.

Feb. 13, 1908


Feb. 14, 1908

p.2 The Board of Works - .....Regarding the paragraph in Mayor Ross' inaugural address regarding the harbor and government dry dock, Ald. Givens moved that the harbor master prepare for the committee a list of the derelicts in the harbor, and that the mayor be requested to communicate with the proper government department at Ottawa, as to the better lighting of the dry dock which was dangerous in its present condition. Mayor Ross directed the attention of the board of works to the unsightly condition of parts of the harbor and to the lack of light at the dry dock.

p.8 To Build A Steamer - The Kingston Shipping company, recently incorporated, is having built at Dumbarton, Scotland, a steamboat to be named Cataraqui. She will be a full size Welland canal bulk freight steamer, with triple expansion engines, cylinders 18 ins., 30 ins., and 40 ins. dia. by 33 ins. stroke. Her general dimensions will be: length over all 256 feet; beam 43 feet; depth, moulded, 22 feet. The officers of the company are: President, H.A. Calvin; vice-president, H. H. Richardson; secretary-treasurer, S.C. Calvin.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1908