The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1875


Description
Full Text

p.2 W.C. - 18.

-Marine News - sch. Pierrepont ashore on Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie.

-the International Board of Lake Underwriters has suspended tariff, members are now free to compete.

-Steam engines and boilers must be given away in Kingston, otherwise such a craft as the steam barge Adventure, of Kingston, would never be propelled by a screw. If George Steers had lived and seen the Adventure, we confidently believe there would have been another patriot war in Canada. There was a race between the steam barges Adventure and Saxon after they passed the piers, won by Adventure. [Oswego Palladium]

-ad for R. & O. Navigation Co. - Royal Mail Through Line - lists steamers Corsican, Spartan, Corinthian, Passport, Algerian, and Magnet with their captains and schedules.

p.3 Fitted Out - yachts Surprise and Katie Gray, lately built by Capt. Cuthhert at Coburg.

-The Queen's Birthday - there is to be a yacht race on that day.

-Imports - 15, 18.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Publication:
19 May 1875
Local identifier:
KN.12990
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Kingston Newspaper clippings
Other Web sites/External links
Daily British Whig, 19 May 1875 Daily British Whig, 19 May 1875
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 May 1875