The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1908

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p.2 Many New Boats - at least twenty new motor boats will appear this season.

Yachtsmen To Meet - Eastern Lake Yacht Racing Association to meet at Kingston Yacht Club, to discuss dates for summer's events.

Waiting For Opening - All the marine men are now on the qui vive for the opening of navigation. The cold spell of Thursday night tightened up the ice somewhat, but it is stated that the ice is sure to break up and get away now, within the course of a few days. The ice is now very thin, as many of those who have been working around the boats, and experienced a cold dip, can testify.

p.7 No Justification, They Say - A Toronto vessel owner declares that there is no justification for the enquiry into the Seamen's Union grievance. The Dominion Marine Association members say they deal with their men individually. They are not bothering themselves about the matter.

p.8 Steamboat Appointments - Calvin Co., limited, Garden Island.

Steamer Simla, Captain P. Sullivan; engineer, Robert Veach.

Steamer India, Captain Charles Coons; engineer, Thomas C. Smith.

Steamer D.D. Calvin, Captain George Houston; engineer George Boyd.

Schooner Burma, Captain J. Ferguson.

Schooner Ceylon, Captain F. Lawrence.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Apr 1908