Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1909
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p.2 Marine Engineers "At Home" - The fifth annual "At Home" of the National Association of Marine Engineers will be given in the city hall on Wednesday evening, February 3rd. Invitations are now out, and the usual good time may be expected.

Jan. 15, 1909

p.1 Barge Twin Sister Sold - Ogdensburg, Jan. 15th - The barge Twin Sister, owned by the Galvin Transportation company, Buffalo, sold under orders by the United States court to satisfy claims for seamen's wages and supplies. The barge was purchased for $6,500 by the Ogdensburg Coal & Towing Company, owners of the cargo of coal on board the barge when it was seized last November.

p.2 Ice Breaker At Work - The tug Emerson broke the ice from the M.T. Co's slip to the drydock this morning to assist in placing the barge Ungava in the dock. Work on the barge will be commenced at once.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - Of the magnificent fleet of ice boats that was several years ago the pride of Cape Vincent, none are left. Interest in the sport has waned from year to year, until now few if any indulge in it.

Jan. 16, 1909

p.1 Cut In Ferry Fare - Ogdensburg, N.Y., Jan. 16th - officials of the Quebec and Levi Ferry Co. want to buy licence for operating ferry between Ogdensburg and Prescott.

p.6 Pith of the News - Saturday morning fire destroyed the steambarge Tecumseh, laid up for the winter alongside the north dock, Goderich, Ont.

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14 Jan 1909
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1909