The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1911

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p.2 To Go To Ottawa - in regard to harbor and bridge improvements.

p.5 Marine Engineer's Smoker

Not Yet Replaced - Thousand Island Steamboat company don't yet have replacement for str. Ottawa, burned at Cape Vincent.

Work On The Jessie - Capt. Hinckley is at Alexandria Bay, looking after the barge Jessie, which is on the ways, in the water, with about two feet of ice around her. Everything will be made ready for work on her in the spring.

p.6 Plan A Big Merger of Five Lake Transportation Companies - all controlled by Syracuse capital.

Jan. 19, 1911

p.2 Masters and Mates - officers elected at annual meeting: Master, Capt. H. Esford; first officer, Capt. Gould; secretary and treasurer, Capt. Phillips; pilot, Capt. Norris; watchman, Capt. Mahoney; lookout, Capt. Charles Martin; trustees, Captains Doyle and Kirkwood; port secretary, G.H. Hunter.

"There was some discussion over the fact that the parent body of the association in Toronto had gone out of existence, having been turned into a shipmates' association, the change made, it is claimed, in order to drop out the mates. It was suggested that the association here make a change and turn the association into a club but it was finally decided to keep the association up along the old lines."

Travers' Yacht Seized - presently at Kingston Foundry wharf for repairs.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1911