The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Mar 1912

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p.1 Preparing To Rush Grain - By The Lakes -

p.6 The New Steamer For Thousand Islands - profile drawing and description.

Will Shortly Be Launched - work progressing on government quarantine steamer; Port Colborne and Keyport also repaired.

March 19, 1912

p.1 steamer City of Hamilton getting repairs to bow and fitted up for her passenger and freight traffic.

p.2 Harbor Improvements - presented plans to Board of Trade and city council.

The Watertown Boat - new yacht Watertown getting another 750 pounds of lead in keel. [Watertown Standard]

Will Command Caspian - Capt. Henry Esford.

p.4 Critic of the Welland - editorial.

p.10 New Navigation Company - People's Steamboat Co. to run Argyle on Toronto-Niagara route.

March 20, 1912

p.5 Busy At Davis Drydock - building new steamer for Ottawa Forwarding Co., a new 40 foot tug for Quebec, working on yacht Glimpse.

Marine Appointments - engineers for Inland Line steamers.

p.7 Harbor Front Activity - getting ready.

March 21, 1912

p.1 Old Lake Captain Dead - Capt. Lewis Talbot, 89, at Buffalo.

p.2 Marine Appointments - Capt. James Dix to str. Reserve; Capt. Thomas Murphy to be pilot on str. Algonquin.

p.7 Dredging To Be Done - at Gananoque to let deep draught vessels into dock.

p.8 Welland Canal Trust - [Toronto Globe]

March 22, 1912

p.2 Expect To Get It - Niagara Nav. Co. merging with R. & O. [Montreal Witness]

March 23, 1912

p.1 Appropriations For Oswego - $185,000 available for harbor work.

p.2 Day's Episodes - new navigation company formed - the People's Steamboat Co. - bought str. Argyle for Niagara-Toronto route.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Mar 1912