The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1863

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p.3 The Shipyard - All is bustle in the Shipyard at present and there are about 110 men employed therein. Capt. Gaskin's new barque (built after the model of the British Lion) is progressing very rapidly and is now having iron knees placed in her. Her hull is nearly complete. The steamer Colonist is undergoing repairs and having new beams placed in her as well as a new ceiling, for which purpose the old ceiling is being removed. The Colonist was hauled out on the 6th of January inst. The steamer St. Lawrence is hauled out on Union St., Mr. C.W. Jenkins having obtained leave from the City Council to do so. She will be repaired where she now lies. The number of men now employed in the Shipyard will be increased considerably hereafter. The average number employed is 100. The Banshee is also receiving repairs.

-Steamboat Inspection - there are fewer steamboat accidents since the Board started 5 years ago. [Montreal Transcript]

-Imports - 12.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jan 1863