The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1888

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p.5 Kingston Graving Dock - While the House was in supply, and on the item of $75,000 for the Kingston Graving dock, Sir Richard Cartwright asked what the total cost would be.

Sir Hector Langevin said the site had not yet been selected.

Mr. Bain (Wentworth) said a private company was building a graving dock at Kingston and the government should consider private interests in selecting the sites.

Sir John Macdonald said the matter would receive consideration.

The item passed.



Duncan McIntyre, R.B. Angus, John Cassils, and other friends of the C.P.R. are organizing a company with a capital of $400,000 to build four steamers to run between Kingston and Montreal.

When the schr. Elgin began to sink on Saturday she first careened to one side, then she rolled back to her centre and with one plunge went down bow first. It is thought the schooner is in 60 fathoms of water.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1888