The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 22, 1886

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p.2 Affairs Of The World - The tug owners of Cleveland, Ohio, have formed a pool with the object of regulating the towing business during the coming season. Every tug owner is a member.

Incidents Of The Day - The ship carpenters have finished the repairs on the Nile and Armenia at Deseronto.

The str. Alexandria, at Picton, is being fitted out for service. She will run as usual between Trenton and Montreal.

Capt. Bass, of Gananoque, arrived in the city this morning. He will likely be mate on the steamer Princess Louise this season.

Tomorrow Capt. Thomas Taylor will hold an examination for masters and mates. Capt. H. Nicholson, who went up some time ago for a certificate of competency, passed successfully, and will be given his papers on his return from New York.

The extensive repairs made during the winter on the str. Empress of India, at Picton, will in a few days be completed. She will most likey this summer resume her former route between Toronto and Port Dalhousie.

Late Local Items - Capt. Graves will again command the str. Quinte.

p.3 Capt. Donnelly's Opinion - of sinking of Oregon - vessels should carry a canvas sheet with wire network in case of accident.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 22, 1886