The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 31, 1880

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p.3 The sch. Flora Carveth will be sold on the 12th of January. The vessel will have to sell well in order to pay all the claims against her.

The Steamer Gipsy - The planking of the iron steamer Gipsy, owned by Mr. James Swift, has been completed. The engine will be placed in position during the winter. The str. will run between Kingston to Smith's Falls. She is a powerful steamer.

Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent them from receiving injury should they strike a rock, was first conceived by Mr. Wm. Power, of this city, many years ago. The Royal Mail Steamboat Company first adopted it.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 31, 1880