The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1889

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p.1 The Kingston Dry Dock - contract awarded.



The Welland Canal opens tomorrow.

Business is dull now in marine circles.

The schr. Annandale arrived yesterday from Newcastle, light.

The str. Van Allen arrived on Saturday evening, light, from Oswego.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is loading barley in Deseronto for Oswego.

T. Donnelly, Montreal, has purchased S. Adams' yacht Sureluck, Gananoque.

The str. Scotia will leave on Wednesday for the upper lakes. J. Bedford is wheelsman.

The str. Maud commences her regular trips to Cape Vincent tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

The schr. White Oak has been repaired and painted. She will sail for Charlotte this week.

The schr. Clara White is loading timber at Rathbun's wharf. She sails tomorrow for Oswego.

Capt. Wilson Garrett, Smith's Falls, will command the str. Spartan this season, Capt. Irving having resigned.

The str. F.R. Buell and consorts are en route to Kingston from Detroit. They arrived at the canal on Friday.

Spring has come, the marine season has opened, and the "schooners" are gliding over the bar in every beer hall.

The str. D.D. Calvin cleared for Toledo with the schooners Prussia, Denmark, Bavaria, Valencia, and J.H. Breck.

The improvements made to the machinery of the str. Pierrepont are a great success. She can move faster than she did last summer.

The steambarge Waterlily and consort Oswold will carry lumber from Ottawa this season. They load stone at Dead Man's Bay on the first trip down the Rideau.

This morning Captains Paul and McKee and divers Coulson and Mackenzie proceeded to get the boats and diving apparatus ready, preparatory to resuming the work of deepening the harbour.

Capt. Cameron, Summerstown, will command the str. Rothesay this season. He formerly commanded the str. Magnet. The boat now being fitted out at Gananoque will go to Ogdensburg to be overhauled.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1889