The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1911

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p.1 May Leave Out Inland Company - from merger.

p.2 Will Repair Glenmount - has been unloaded.

Captain William A. Tulloch left today, with the members of his crew, for Belleville, to take charge of the steamer Samuel Marshall, which has been laid up there all winter.



Local marine men will be pleased to know that the wharf at Point Edward is being lengthened 200 feet south of the ore dock and sixty feet west to accommodate the steamer Emperor, of the Inland Line, which will carry ore this season. The Emperor, built at Collingwood, Ont. last year, is 600 feet long and the largest vessel every built in Canada.

The steamer Rideau King of the Rideau Lakes Navigation company's line, has been thoroughly overhauled during the past season. The finishing touches are now being put on and she will be ready for navigation by the 1st of May. The Rideau Queen, of the same line, wintered at Picton, where she is being rebuilt. The work will be completed shortly and the steamer will be ready for the Rideau lakes as soon as the passenger season opens. Captain D. Noonan states that he is anticipating one of the best tourist seasons in years. Already a large number of bookings have been made.

The crew for the Garden Island vessels went over, this morning, to get their vessels in shape for the season's work.

Capt. John Black will be first mate on the steamer Prince Rupert.

Charles Lawrence will be first mate on the steamer Simla.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1911