The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1889

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The Tonnage Of The Craft Registered At The Port of Kingston.

The following is a statement of vessels registered under the late Canadian act and on the register at this port: 9 schooners, measuring 1,428 tons; 3 sloops, measuring 93 tons; 21 barges, measuring 3,401 tons; 26 wood boats, measuring 1,301 tons; 2 steam lifts, measuring 69 tons; 21 steamers, measuring 3,180 tons; making a total of 82 vessels, measuring 9,472 tons.

The vessels registered under the Merchants' Shipping Act of 1854 are: 26 schooners, measuring 6,073 tons; 20 sloops, measuring 779 tons; 19 barges, measuring 4,551 tons; 1 wood boat, measuring 64 tons; 1 steam elevator, measuring 69 tons; 46 steamers, measuring 2,462 tons; a total of 113 vessels, measuring 14,018 tons. The grand total is 195 vessels, measuring 23,490 tons.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1889