The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1882

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p.1 City Council - new street named after Stephen Tyo, a well-known mariner.

p.3 New Beacon Light - The new 4th order red beacon, on the West breakwater, Oswego, being double the power of the old light, was shown for the first time on Saturday night last, the 25th inst.

Whats The News? - only two painters tendered for work on Royal Mail line.

Late Marine News.

Navigation will be resumed within the next few days, as on April 1st the insurance on hulls takes effect. The rates of insurance will be about the same as last year.

The steam barge Reliance, owned by H.B. Rathbun & Sons, has run up to the Market Battery wharf, and is now loading ties for Oswego. She is captained by John McGowan, with Isaac Boyd, of Garden Island, as engineer.

The staunch craft B.W. Folger had her canvass put on today and is expected to leave this evening for Oswego if sail is ready; if not she will sail tomorrow morning. She has a cargo of 8,112 bushels of barley. Capt. Dandy will again be in command, with Mr. John Johnson as first mate.

Mr. S.E. Gregory, Managing Director of the Dominion Salvage Company, is in the city arranging for the opening of a business office.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1882