The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 28, 1886

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p.2 Personal Mention - Capt. George Crawford, of the steamer Norseman, is ill. His place has been taken temporarily by Capt. R. Crawford, of this city.

Death of George Malone sr. - worked for Calvin & Breck and Folgers; one son is business for Calvin & Breck, another is Capt. Malone of str. D.D. Calvin.

p.3 The Streets Committee Defied - Capt. John Gaskin defies Streets Committee over obstructions; M.T. Co. will test bylaw.


The schr. Elgin, from Oswego, returns to that port with lumber.

The schr. Clara White has cleared for Cape Vincent with lumber.

The steambarge Nile and barges Bedford and Ives (sic - Isis ?), from Deseronto, were expected today.

The schr. Wawanosh is en route to Kingston from Toledo with 700 tons of coal for Swift.

The prop. Osceola, which unloaded 27,000 bush. of corn at Portsmouth last week, has gone to Buffalo.

The barge Annie, K. & M.F. Co., was launched from Mitchell's marine railway on Tuesday.

Mr. A. Moreland has gone to Owen Sound to join the survey steamer Bayfield. He will act as chief steward during the summer.

The steamer Quinte, plying between Deseronto and Trenton, is undergoing repairs. The Armenia is doing her route. As soon as the work on the Quinte is finished the Armenia will commence regular trips between Kingston and Bay of Quinte ports.

The schr. Two Brothers, rye from Napanee for Oswego, encountered a gale yesterday when within nine miles of her destination. The band of the dolphin striker gave way and the vessel lost her jibboom. She arrived in port last night and will be repaired by Mr. Davis.

Portsmouth Village - The schr. Watertown was to have left her winter berth here yesterday, but on account of a strike among the sailors did not get away. The captain expects to leave on Saturday for Charlotte.

Incidents Of The Day - Last winter the engine of the str. Rideau Belle was converted into a compound by Messrs. McEwen. On Saturday the engine was tested and worked satisfactorily. W. Derry, engineer of the Maud, who witnessed the test, says that the McEwens are to be congratulated on their excellent workmanship.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 28, 1886