The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 29, 1889

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p.1 The Bill Hoisted - Mr. Kirkpatrick's Wrecking Bill Killed In Senate



The prop. Canada will carry the lighthouse supplies this year.

The big cutter Aileen, of Toronto, will be out of commission this year.

The steamer Pierrepont will probably make an attempt to reach Cape Vincent tomorrow.

The Oswego club was never in better shape. All debts are paid and the club has $300 in the treasury.

Garden Island vessels are expected to be the first boats to reach Hamilton. They were the first to enter last year.

The steamer Ontario is being repainted. Six staterooms will be added. She will run from Oswego to Alexandria Bay, making her daily trips.

The Psyche, of Hamilton, will go around the circuit this season. The Gerda will do the same. This will make the second class larger than it was last year.

Cuthbert is building a third class yacht for Hamilton parties, which he guarantees to sail a fifteen mile course within five minutes of the time of the cutter Cyprus.

Among the masters of lake vessels announced are: prop. Acadia, Capt. A. Malcolmson; prop. Myles, Capt. Oliver Patenaude; prop. Canada, Capt. Chestnut; prop. Celtic, Capt. W. Cavers; prop. Lake Michigan, Capt. Jerry Clifford; schr. Laura, Capt. Sam Malcolmson; schr. Undine, Capt. James Johnson; schr. Gulnair, Capt. W. Skelton; schr. Ella Murton, Capt. T. Armstrong.

The yacht Ariadne has been sold to Cape Vincent parties. Her owners, Sackett Bros., have bought the Papoose, a 20 ton centre board yacht of New York. The Papoose is to be enrolled in the Rochester yacht club. She is one of the most famous yachts designed by Mr. Burgess. She will be the shortest boat in the class, being only 36.55 feet on the load water line, and about 44 feet over all.

The steamer Rideau Belle is lying in the basin at Kingston Mills, and a large gang of men are at work repairing and giving her a general overhauling. She will be thoroughly fitted up for passengers, and on the opening of navigation will commence her regular tri-weekly trip between Kingston and Smith's Falls. Her officers are Capt. Fleming, master; John Paynter, engineer, and E. Fleming, purser.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 29, 1889