The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1881


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p.1 City Council - Patent Dredge - a circular letter from English company about their dredge - referred to Committee on wharves and harbors.

p.3 Wind Wafts - The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co. on Saturday declared a dividend of 2 1/2 %, payable on February 17th, which, with the interim dividend, makes the distribution for the year 5 per cent..

The steamer Deseronto is being lengthened 20 feet at Mill Point. A new steam barge is also in course of construction - length 117 feet, beam 22 feet, depth of hold 9 feet, to be ready for business by opening of navigation.

Sailors' Dance - held at Wolfe Island.

Ship Carpenters - The vessel repairs have been begun. There is a good demand for ship carpenters The new barge now being built at King Street East gives employment to a large number of men.

Purchase Of A Wharf - Mr. Isaac Noble has purchased what is known as the Berry Wharf and property from Messrs. Breck & Folger.

p.4 Rideau Canal - information from annual report of Railways and Canals.


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Date of Original:
Jan. 25, 1881
Local identifier:
KN.14145
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1881