The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1887

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Capt. Porte is fitting up the Varuna.

The steamer Resolute loads ties for Oswego.

The Detroit seamen's union has made wages $2 per day.

The str. Rothesay was launched today at Ogdensburg.

Richardson and Eilbeck are loading the schr. H. Dudley.

The schr. H. Dudley loads barley at Gananoque next week.

The str. Norseman will probably begin her trips on the 20th.

The schr. Speedwell is at Oswego and will go on the dry dock for repairs.

Work on the new steamer, at Rathbun company's shipyard, will soon be commenced.

The schr. O.S. Storrs has been fixed up and painted. Captain Yott, Rednerville, will command her.

As soon as the ice is out of the river, the props. Cuba and Armenia will be put on their old routes.

The Princess Louise took the ferry today. It is expected that the Pierrepont will be running on Monday.

Hugh C. Dennis, Cobourg, has ordered an engine for his steam yacht Ethel at the Kingston foundry.

The harbour is almost free of ice. The steamer Chieftain towed the Pierrepont from Garden Island to the city this morning.

The steamer Reindeer is being overhauled. The officers are: Captain, Lewis M. Collier; mate, Geo. Wiskin; engineer, Jacob Matthews.

The prop. Myles is afloat. The owners will make the necessary repairs to her here, and take her to Port Dalhousie for dockage.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1887