The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 2, 1888

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Calvin & Co.'s sixteenth raft left today for Quebec.

The M.T. Co. closed a contract today with the locomotive works for a steel boiler for the propeller Glengarry.

The schr. Erie Belle, Capt. D. Manson, is ashore near Ashtabula, and in a bad position. She is laden with coal for Hamilton.

The M.T. Co. today laid the keel of a boat 242 feet over all and to carry 75,000 bushels of grain. She will be the same size as the Algonquin, with a 37 1/2 feet beam and 16 feet hold. (Minnedosa ? - ed.)

Marking Out the Harbour - Ald.Gaskin will prepare a document to be sent to the government recommending that a channel of empty barrels be made in the harbour for the guidance of vessels coming into port. The document will be transferred to the government through Ald. Fenwick, the chairman of the wharves and harbour committee.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 2, 1888