The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1910

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p.2 Would Be A Calamity - if dry-dock exemption bylaw is defeated.

p.3 Kingston's Chance - to become a great shipbuilding centre - letter to editor pushing for public to vote for drydock exemption bylaw.

p.6 Day's Episodes - The schooners Ford River, Major Ferry and steambarge Sowards are being painted, and put into shape for the season.

Capt. Gilbert Johnston, superintendent of the R. & O. Navigation company, is in the city to oversee the repairs to be made to the steamer Belleville.

March 12, 1910

p.1 photo of ship under construction at Collingwood - pushing for the drydock exemption bylaw.

p.2 Undergoing Repairs - At Alexandria Bay, N.Y., the steamer Island Belle is receiving extensive repairs under the supervision of Capt. Byron Estes. A new cabin has been constructed on the upper deck and other extensive improvements on the interior. New machinery has been installed.

p.5 More For Kingston - a good shipyard is needed here - pushing for drydock exemption bylaw to be passed. (full column)

March 14, 1910

p.8 How To Give Help - the shipbuilding bylaw should pass readily.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1910