The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1890

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The steam yacht Spray of Alexandria Bay is being rebuilt.

The schr. Ella Murton arrived from Charlotte this morning.

The str. Maud will be inspected this afternoon by Inspector Donnelly.

Capt. C. Beaupre arrived home Saturday from the wreck of the Watertown.

The Welland Canal will be opened on the 15th inst., and the Rideau and St. Lawrence canals on May 1st.

The prop. Armenia and steam barge (sic) Norway are at Collins Bay with timber from Hamilton.

Permission has been given to change the name of the vessel Howard B. Payne of St. Catharines to C.F. Dunbar.

The schr. Vienna arrived this morning from Oswego, light, and was towed to Garden Island where she will load with ice.

The str. Maud made her first trip to Cape Vincent today. During the winter she has been repaired to the amount of about $2000.

The str. Proctor cleared from Brockville on Saturday for Charlotte with the barges Sherman, Mills and Bolivia, laden with ice.

If the ice leaves the Bay of Quinte this week the str. Hero will start on her regular trips between Kingston and bay ports on Saturday.

It is likely that schooners Breck and Neelon will be towed from Brockville to the city this week. Five large timbers which were too long to be used in raising the str. Armstrong are in the Neelon, and will be discharged at Collinsby.

The owners of the schr. Watertown have sold her to the Rochester Transportation Co., as she lies at Bear Creek, for $1,500. The schooner was built 13 years ago at Chaumont, N.Y. She was registered as an A 1 vessel, and worth, when she left here, $8,000.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 7, 1890