The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1889

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p.8 Marine Men At Ottawa - Last evening there left for Ottawa a strong deputation of marine men, who go to lay before the government resolutions asking it for reduced canal tolls and to request the government to erect certain lights in Kingston harbour and fog whistles at other points. Deputations from Toronto, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Port Arthur and Montreal will meet to press these claims on the government. The Kingston deputation consists of Alds. Minnes, Gaskin and Shannon, Capt. T. Donnelly, James Swift, George Richardson and W. Leslie.

Incidents Of The Day - Capt. Donnelly, sr., returned from Deseronto yesterday, after having pumped out the steamer Ella Ross.

Capt. Joseph Parsons will sail the schr. Queen of the Lakes, having purchased the interest of the two other owners, J. Richardson & Sons and Capt. W. Dandy.

Capt. Paul is making a thorough examination of the harbor in the vicinity of the shoal tower and ferry wharf. The ice in this locality is staked off in blocks with pieces of wood. The captain is making soundings in order to find the depth of the water and the location of the shoals.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1889