The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1889

Full Text

p.1 The Murray Canal - dredge removing rocks from western end; filled with water but at west end has dam across it; three swing bridges and a railroad bridge.


John Ryan, Brockville, has sold his steam yacht Zephyr to J.L. Thompson, Toronto, for $2,500.

Clearances: steambarges Nile and Isis, Ottawa, light; schrs. Queen of the Lakes, Oswego, lumber; Oliver Mitchell, Charlotte, light.

An order in council has recently been passed which fixes 50 cents as the fee to be exacted from all vessels navigating the inland waters of Canada, when reporting at or clearing from any point above Montreal.

Arrivals: Fred L. Wells, Sodus Point, 185 tons of coal; tug Charlie Ferris, Oswego, three barges in tow; schrs. Annie Falconer, Charlotte, 388 tons coal; Clara White, Oswego, 125 tons coal; B.W. Folger, 207 tons coal; steambarge Nile, Clayton, light; barge Isis, Ottawa, lumber; sloop Jessie, Gananoque.

p.2 marriage of Capt. Charles Beaupre of Portsmouth.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
May 27, 1889
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1889