The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1885

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p.3 Construction of Lighthouses - Mr. Waddell, who has the construct on Lake Huron of 6 lighthouses, leaves for the west on May 15th.

Incidents Of The Day - The tugs Proctor and Ferris of Oswego will do the wrecking for the new wrecking association.

The schr. Emily B. Maxwell has been chartered in Chicago to carry 21,000 bush. wheat to Kingston at 5 1/2 cents per bushel.

The str. Norseman, of Port Hope, is ready to begin her trips as soon as the lake is navigable. Capt. George Crawford, a tried and efficient officer, will again be in command.

Captains Of Propellers - The officers of the boats of the Western Express Line, running between Montreal, Lakes Ontario and Superior ports, will be as follows: Propeller Myles, Capt. T. Bootham; propeller St. Magnus, Capt. Wood; propeller Canada, Capt. Griffen; propeller Acadia, Capt. Malcolmson. The owners are figuring for a big charter, which, if secured, will keep most of them busy all season.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1885