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Year:  1903 
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Welland Tribune (Welland, ON), January 16, 1903, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Welland Tribune (Welland, ON), January 16, 1903, page 2, page 2  Senator McCallum Dead Was Several Times Member Of The House Of Commons Dunnville, Ont., Jan. 13 - Senator McCallum died at his home, Stromness, this morning. Hon. Lachlan McCallum was of Scottish birth, having been born in the Island of Three , Argyllshire, March 15, 823. When nineteen ...
Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, May 5, 1903 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Tuesday, May 5, 1903,   After throwing most of its cargo of coal overboard, the schooner RUBEN DOUD, which was ashore at Devil's Nose, near Charlotte, was released by tugs and towed to Charlotte where she sank decks to. The cargo was insured but the boat is not. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1903,   p.2 Fast Time To The Cape - The steamer New Island Wanderer, at present in command of Capt. R. Carnegie, made a record trip from Kingston to Cape Vincent on the last day of the old year. She covered the distance in one hour and fifty-five minutes, via the foot of Wolfe Island, the fastest time...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Jan 1903,   p.7 A LAKE SAILOR Capt. Hiram Henderson Tired Of Game. [Oswego, N.Y., Palladium] master of the schooner Ishpeming, 74 years of age; borne at Pulaski in 1828; ran away from home at age of 10 and shipped on canal boat to New York, was on ocean for a year, then came to Oswego and shipped on ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Jan 1903,   p.5 CHARLOTTE HARBOR. Capt. Thomas Donnelly's Opinion of Proposed Changes. Major T.W. Symons, of the United States corps of engineers, who has charge of the government work done on the harbors at the different United States ports on Lake Ontario, has called a meeting to be held in the mayor's...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Jan 1903,   p.6 Saw The Bannockburn - Charles O'Toole and John Lyon are home from their season of sailing on the upper lakes. They saw the S.S. Bannockburn at Passage Island, Lake Superior at 7 a.m. on the fateful Saturday when she was lost. Their vessel was going in and the Bannockburn was coming out. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Jan 1903,   p.2 Day's Episodes - The first of the new steamships for the M.T. company, now building in England, will be delivered here in time for the opening of the canals this coming spring. The second one will be in Kingston, it is expected, by July 1st. p.4 Put Into Oil Trade - The steamers Northwest,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1903,   p.2 Incidents of the Day - The Portsmouth shipyard is again a scene of activity. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jan 1903,   p.4 Steamer Has Ceased - New Island Wanderer made last trip to Cape Vincent. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jan 1903,   p.2 Pierrepont did not go to Garden Island today, frozen in at ferry wharf. p.7 NAVIGATION AID Canadians Say The Ducks Route Dangerous. The Montreal Transportation Company, which is extensively interested in lake and river trade, is leading a movement among owners to secure relief in ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jan 1903,   p.4 Goderich News - The new tug being built by Marlton on the island, has been launched and called the Manitou. She belongs to the Buffalo Fish company. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1903,   p.2 Day's Episodes - The new steambarge being built on Garden Island will be the largest craft that has ever been constructed on that historic spot. It will be fully canal size. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1903,   p.5 Ice Yacht Races - planned by Kingston Ice Yacht Club. p.8 City Controls Harbor - special Act of 1846 (7 Victoria cap. 75) incorporating Kingston as a city, vests in the corporation the harbor; Municipal Act provides for the right of cities to regulate their harbors; Municipal Act does not ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jan 1903,   p.3 New Freighter Ordered - Anticipating heavy coal shipments next season between Charlotte and Ogdensburg, the George Hall Coal company, Ogdensburg, has purchased for its fleet a steel freighter under construction at St. Clair, Mich., for $150,000, to be delivered on May 1st. The vessel is full...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1903,   p.6 Mystery of the Bannockburn - Capt. McDougall, of the S.S. Athabasca, who is in the city, is of opinion that more lights and buoys are required on Lake Superior, before the coast may be considered properly guarded. Lights are badly needed, he says, at Otter Head, near Michipicoten Island, and...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1903,   p.1 International Ice Yacht Races - at Kalamazoo, Mich. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1903,   p.1 Annual Meeting of Vesselmen - annual meeting of Lake Carriers Association at Detroit. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1903,   p.2 A Narrow Escape - William Graham, Portsmouth, employed by the K. & M. F. company, while engaged in making repairs to the barge Dakota, had the misfortune to slip and fall into the hold, a distance of fifteen feet...(will be laid up for a few days) ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1903,   p.5 Marine Notes Mr. Manette, of Muskoka, was in the city today, and closed a deal with Davis & Sons, to build him a steamyacht. Messrs. Daly and Sutherland, Valleyfield, Que., are here negotiating for material and machinery for a new tug they intend building. They are also looking for ship ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1903 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Jan 1903,   p.5 Word From Main Ducks - A letter to Simon Cole, Milford, was picked up on the north side of Stony Island in a bottle with others on January 5th. The bottle was found by Orvis Luff. Among other things the writer said: "Suppose you heard of the wreck of the John E. Hall. The tug Ferris was here...
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