The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1878


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p.3 Steamboat Engineers - We are informed that Mr. Taylor, Marine Inspector for this district, has "tied up" one or two steamers lately for infraction of the law in not carrying competent engineers. Steamboat owners who attempt this little game in order to save a dollar or two are likely to get into hot water. The safety of the travelling public demand that the law in this respect should be rigorously enforced, and that an example be made of delinquents. We might mention that the boats tied up were shortly afterwards released on compliance with the law. Mr. Taylor is keeping a sharp lookout for suspected craft, and is determined to deal out even-handed justice when occasion offers.

Marine Notes

Port Colborne, July 25th - Up - schrs. Changeville, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Queen of the Lakes, Brockville, Black River, light; E.P. Dorr, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Watson, Port Colborne, Buffalo, light; Jane Bell, Port Colborne, Buffalo, light; C.J. Wills, Port Colborne, Buffalo, light; prop. Africa, Montreal, Toledo, light; Acadia, Montreal, Toledo, light.

Down - schrs. G.M. Neelon, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Eliza Allen, Manitoulin, Port Colborne, lumber; prop. City of New York, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Ocean, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo.


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Date of Original:
July 25, 1878
Local identifier:
KN.22133
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1878