The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1886

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The schr. Annie Falconer has gone into winter quarters at Swift's wharf.

The schr. William Elgin has arrived from Oswego with 247 tons of coal.

This morning the steamer Hiram A. Calvin left for Salmon Point to take off the prop. Nipegon (sic - Nipigon), aground near there.

The steambarge Lothair, of which W. Parker, of this city, is engineer, is locked in near Detroit.

Capt. Garrett, of Smith's Falls, will be in Kingston on Thursday to see the plans and models now making for his boat by R. Davis, of this city. Her dimensions will be 108 ft. long, 25 ft. beam, 7 ft. depth of hold. She is calculated to draw 4 ft. of water showing 3 ft. of freeboard. There is to be an iron tank in the stern to ballast it down to 5 ft. of water, regulated by a force pump. This boat is to run fourteen miles an hour. The engine is to be compound, of sufficient power to make the speed required. She will be strengthened with steel sister kelsons and may be built here if the prices are as low as those of Montreal. She will cost $16,000 when fully equipped.

Personal Mention - Capt. Rothwell is master of str. Pierrepont.

Incidents Of The Day - The body of Charles Dean, who lost his life during the wreck of the schr. Ariadne, arrived in the city yesterday and was transhipped to Trenton for burial.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 8, 1886