The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1911


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p.1 Death of Capt. Collier - Picton, Feb. 13th - Capt. James Collier, for over half a century a ship builder and mariner, died Friday after a long illness, aged seventy-four. He was owner of the steamer Reindeer and in the early days of the excursion business from Toronto to Niagara he captained the steamers Picton and Empress of India.

p.5 A Fine New Steamer - The new steamer for the Ontario and Quebec Navigation company, Picton, being built at Picton, will cost $200,000. She will make sixteen miles an hour and carry 600 tons of freight. She will have 100 staterooms, sun parlor and smoking rooms. It is hoped to have her on her route by July 1st, from Rochester, N.Y. to Quebec.

p.8 The R. & O. Company spent 12 minutes in hearing reports and re-electing all the old directors.

Feb. 14, 1911

p.1 A Deal Made - with Ontario Exploration Syndicate - they will erect a $40,000 pier.


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Date of Publication:
13 Feb 1911
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KN.17865
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Feb 1911