Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1909
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p.2 Bought For Outside Parties - The steamer Aletha will continue to be used by the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Navigation company during the spring and fall, on the Kingston and Bay of Quinte route. The boat was purchased by E.E. Horsey for outside parties, who will use it for excursion purposes down the river during the summer months.

Feb. 26, 1909

p.2 Yacht Club Meeting - to appoint delegates to the annual meeting of the Eastern Yacht Racing Circuit at Watertown; Crescent of Watertown to race Kathleen of Kingston in August for the George Cup. ....."The big yacht Temeraire, owned by Major Bruce Carruthers, will enter the water the coming season as a splendidly equipped cruising yacht, in yawl rig. A large new cabin house has been placed on her and the interior entirely remodelled, being divided into different compartments, elegantly fitted up with a view to the greater comfort and convenience of the crew. The cabin house and interior work are made from a beautiful quality of mahogany, giving a very rich effect. Among the improvements will be electric lighting."

p.5 Help The Scheme - Sault Ste. Marie, Feb. 26th - Sault Ste. Marie hopes to pass by-law favoring a drydock for the city.

Feb. 27, 1909


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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Feb 1909