Maritime History of the Great Lakes

Scanner, v. 33, no. 6 (March 2001), p. 1

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M O N T H L Y N E W S B U L L E T I N O F T H E T O R O N T O M A R I N E H I S T O R I C A L Executive Committee Jay N. Bascom Roger Chapman Capt. G. O u derk irk R. F. Beaupre Lorne Joyce G. T u rn e r David Bull Capt. J. Leonard W. R. Wilson Editor Jay N. Bascom 100 Whitehall Road Toronto, Ont. M 4 W 2C7 VOL. XXXIII - NO. 5 MARCH 2001 MEETINGS Friday, April 6th - 7: 45 p. m. at the Swansea Town Hall. Jimmy Sprunt will present "Sights and Sounds Aboard a 1000-Footer", a week-long trip on INDIANA HARBOR illustrated with slides and video. Saturday, May 12th - The Annual Dinner Meeting. Please see details below. * * * * * * * THE EDITOR'S LOGBOOK The capacity crowd present for the February Meeting enjoyed the fourth instalment of "The Photos of Jim Kidd" as presented by Ron Beaupre. We saw many memorable ships in locations all around the lakes, and we extend our most sincere thanks to Ron for putting the programme together for us. The Annual Dinner Meeting will be held Saturday, May 12th, in the Cap­ tain's Quarters aboard JADRAN, which is moored on the east side of Toron­ to's Yonge Street slip. Parking is available in two lots just east of the ship, and there is easy access via the T. T. C. (Bay bus or Harbourfront- Spadina streetcar south from Union Station to Queen's Quay). The cash bar will open at 6: 00 p. m., and the four-course dinner will be served at 7: 00. We hope to have a prominent lake shipping person as our speaker, and if arrangements are confirmed in time, details will appear elsewhere in this issue. If not, watch for details in the April issue. Tickets will cost $32. 00 (Canadian dollars! ) per person and, as usual, guests will be most welcome. Please send your early remittance to our Chief Purser and, when paying, please specify whether you would prefer a salmon or steak dinner. Cheques should be payable to Toronto Marine Histo­ rical Society, and sent to William R. Wilson, 173 Glenrose Avenue, Toronto Ontario M4T 1K7. Tickets will be held at the door for all who have submit- ISSN 0318-014X

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