The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1913

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p.1 navigation open at head of lakes.

p.8 str. Sowards will probably make first trip of season.

April 2, 1913

p.2 plans have arrived for the improvements to harbor of Kingston, new causeway.

p.5 Court case: M.T. Co. and James Richardson & Sons vs. Hackett - for sinking of barge Huron near Morrisburg.

April 3, 1913

p.5 more on court case.

p.8 Oldest Captain Dead - death of Capt. Matthew Patterson, 81 years old, owner of sch. St. Louis - he laid it up in Anglin's Bay last fall, had Two Brothers earlier; had sailed M.T. Co.'s barges including Glenora when it was missing on Lake Ontario for several days.

April 4, 1913

p.2 Bertie Calkins from Oswego likely to be first ship in port, change of captains.

p.9 picture of Macassa, Hall fleet appointments, Niagara to be in celebration on Lake Erie.

p.11 Judge Reeves of Watertown plans replica of 1st steamer ( Ontario ) to observe century of steam navigation on Lake Ontario.

April 5, 1913

p.1 water test in harbor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1913