The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1873

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p.2 City Council - weather signals - need of flagstaff to hoist storm signal; Wm. Power of Marine Railway volunteered use of end of his wharf.

-Death - at Milford of Capt. Geo. Hicks.

p.3 New Vessels - At Garden Island, Messrs. Calvin & Breck are building a vessel, full size of the canal, of 20,000 bushels capacity, and costing $27,000. They are also building a new steamer for the tug line. Messrs. Fraser & George are constructing a vessel at Milhaven: capacity 17,000 bushels of wheat; cost $20,000. Messrs. Ayerst and Oldrieve are building a schooner of 13,000 bushels capacity at Smiths Falls. She will cost about $13,000, and will be finished by the 24th May. Mr. Wm. O'Mara is the builder.

-sch. Sweet Home purchased by Capt. Taylor.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1873