The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1910

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Jan. 7, 1910

pages 1-4 missing; page 5 & 6 are fragments;


Jan. 8, 1910


Jan. 10, 1910

p.1 Latest News - The harbor of Port Arthur is open this year since the tug James Whalen has undertaken to keep it so during the winter months. The tug shifted the steamer Edmonton last Thursday.

No word has been received from Capt. Root and the wrecking outfit that went to the stranded steamer Wissahickon twelve days ago.

Jan. 11, 12, 1910


Jan. 13, 1910


Marine Notes.

Half a dozen ship carpenters are working on the steamer Marshall at Brockville.

The frame work of the steamer Ottawa, in Davis' dry dock, is in position. The rebuilding of this boat is progressing well.

Severa steel keelsons are being placed in the steamer America to stiffen the hull of this popular excursion boat.

The Kingston Shipbuilding company is negotiating for the purchase of the Kingston Foundry for dry dock purposes. It is understood the property is valued at $40,000.

Personal Mention - Capt. Dan Rooney, of the schooner Charley Marshall, Cobourg, is visiting in the city.

Capt. Alexander Clark, of the schooner Fleetwing, is in the city from West Point, on a visit.

Jan. 14, 1910


Jan. 15, 1910

p.6 As Cabin Boy - Capt. George Batten Started His Career - Now A Famous Pilot - 5 columns taken from [Canada West for October]

Jan. 17, 1910


With The Marine Men.

Although the vessels are laid up, these are very busy days with some of the marine men. The vessels require considerable looking after, and it is in the winter months that they receive a thorough overhauling.

At the Montreal Transportation company's yards, several of the boats are undergoing repairs. The tug Bronson has been hauled out on the ways, and men are busy making some needed repairs.

The steambarges Ida E., the Sowards and the schooner Mary Ann Lydon are being repaired and put into shape for the next season's work.

Jan. 18, 1910

p.1 Was Former Ottawan - Ogdensburg, Jan. 18th - George Gallagher, 51, died in hospital; a former captain of different steamers on the great lakes; survived by mother, 3 sisters and one brother.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1910