The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1887

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p.8 Opposed To The Move - The sailors are signing a petition which will be sent to the government, asking that no change, as suggested by the Canadian Marine Association, in regard to certificated officers upon tows, be allowed. They want the present law to be maintained.

Registration Of Vessels.

The following vessels are registerd at the port of Kingston, under the late Canadian act, chap. 41, of the Consolidated Statute of Canada:

11 schooners, measuring 1429 tons

22 steamers, " 3343

26 barges, " 5210

49 woodboats, " 2114

3 sloops, " 93

2 steamlifts 69

113 vessels 12, 258 tons

Registered under the Merchants' Shipping act of 1854:

26 schooners, measuring 6158

39 steamers, " 2345

17 barges, " 4383

1 woodboat, " 64

19 sloops, " 766

1 brigantine, " 263

1 steam elevator, " 69

104 vessels 14,048

Total - 217 vessels, measuring 26,306

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1887