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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Apr 1872


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p.2 Navigation - Pierrepont went from Kinghorn's wharf to Ontario Foundry wharf, where she shipped her rudder, Watertown preparing for early start.

-Royal Mail Line - Spartan will be first to leave, on 20th for Prescott, under command of Capt. Dunlop.

-The Marine Railway - The new propeller China, a very creditable craft for Messrs. Power & Co., will be launched next week. Three barges, one for steam, for Messrs. Chaffey, will be completed in May. The new yacht Gorilla will be finished within a month. The barge Bedford, for Mr. Gurney, has been rebuilt, and is ready for launching.

-The First Trip - Pierrepont made first trip to Wolfe Island this afternoon.

-Toronto - Reduction of Harbor Dues - on some items.

-ad for Canadian Navigation Co. - Royal Mail Through Line - For Toronto and Hamilton - str. Spartan leaves on 30th.

p.3 Upper Ottawa Navigation - 2 new steamers to be launched at Pembroke and another at Alymer. [Pembroke Observer]

-Cobourg harbor to be dredged to 12 feet.


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Date of Publication:
20 Apr 1872
Local identifier:
KN.12124
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Apr 1872