The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 15, 1884


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p.3 The Rideau Canal Extension - deputation goes to Ottawa to push cause.

Here & There - Capt. John Cornelius repainting schr. Gazelle.

sailors will vote for new president, McComb or McLaughlin.

R. Davis made charter of steambarge Freemason and towbarge Craftsman - to carry stone for approaches to Murray Canal.

The Annual Meeting - of American Canoe Association in August at Delaney's Pt., at foot of Grindstone Island, facing Eel Bay, and nearly opposite Gananoque.

A Missionaries' Work - Mr. Bone, well-known sailors' missionary, preaching in town.

Raising The Oneida - Two New York divers are now at the wreck of the prop. Oneida, and it is their intention to raise the craft before the ice breaks up. Their object is to save the upper works of the boat. The man who raises her gets half the insurance, some $15,000.

The Steamer Gipsy Sold - James Swift has sold the steamer Gipsy to W.G. Shaw, of Toronto, for $16,000. The handsomely equipped steamer will be missed on the Rideau Canal this summer. Mr. Swift will replace her.


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Date of Original:
March 15, 1884
Local identifier:
KN.14883
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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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 15, 1884