Maritime History of the Great Lakes

Scanner, v. 26, no. 5 (February 1994), p. 1

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MONTHLY NEWS BULLETIN OF THE T O R O N T O Executive Committee J. H. Bascom Jay N. Bascom David Bull Roger Chapman Lorne Joyce M A R I N E H I S T O R I C A L Editor Jay N. Bascom 100 Whitehall Road Toronto, Ont. M4W 2C7 Capt. J. Leonard G. T urner W. R. Wilson VOL. XXVI - NO. 5 M E E TINGS F E B R U A R Y 1994 M a r c h 4th - 8: 00 p. m. at the Museum. Ron Beaupre and Alan Sykes will present "Perils of the Great Lakes", an il lus tra ted programme featu ri ng ships on or from the lakes, in as ma n y different types of mish ap s that might be imagined. M a n y rare photos will be included. Friday, A p r i l 1st - 8: 00 p . m. at the M u s e u m on April Fools' Day! Come to our First An n u a l Fun Quiz and test your kn owl edg e of ships wit h as sorted clues pr e s e n t e d in slide format. This will be an informal event, and no e x t r a o r d i n a r y marine expertise will be required! Saturday, M a y 7th - Please reserve this evening for the Annual Dinner M e e t i n g , to be held again aboard JADRAN. Please watch for full d e tails wh ic h will appear in the M a r c h issue. * * * * * * * THE EDITO R ' S N O T E B O O K The Ja nu a r y M e e t i n g featured members' slides of "Ships in Public Service", but the ev ening re al ly pr ov ed to be a contest of wills between Mo th er N a ture and T . M . H . S. Our mem be rs from H a m i l t o n and the Peninsula were snowed in, as were many of our locals, but one mem ber made it in from Port Elgin and another from the Soo, as the bad w e at he r hung over the shore lin e of Lake Ontario. Those few me mb er s in at ten dan ce called the meeting a great success, and those who did not make it will never know what they missed! The first insta lm en t of lay-up lists appears in this issue. If your local port does not appear, it means that we did not hear from you! Please send your list a . s . a. p. so that we may complete our report in the March issue. In the New Me m b e r Department, of Warren, Michigan. a hea rty welc ome goes out to Andrew Severson, Friday, AFFILIATED WITH THE MARINE MUSEUM OF UPPER CANADA ISSN 0 3 1 8 -0 1 4X

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