The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1890

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On Monday a boat will commence regular trips to Gananoque.

Capt. D.W. Bongard, Waupoos, has purchased an interest in the schr. Acacia.

The Captain of the schr. Two Brothers is in Napanee getting the vessel ready for the opening of navigation.

The schr. Persia, Picton, has been supplied with new sails. They were made and fitted by James Stone.

Capt. J. Vanalstine, South Bay, will command the schr. Julia, and Capt. J. Yort, Rednersville, will navigate the schr. O.S. Storrs.

The steamer for Cape Vincent will commence her regular trips on Monday. She will arrive from the Cape at 1:30 p.m., and leave at 2:30 p.m.

The water in the St. Lawrence River is at least 2' higher than it was at this time last year. The indications are that there will be high water all summer.

The str. Junita, owned by Capt. James Rattray, has commenced running on the Clayton-Gananoque route. The Junita has been thoroughly overhauled.

The ferry boats between Cape Vincent and Kingston will be able to run through the canal this year. They have not done so for the last 2 years on account of low water.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 5, 1890