The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1891

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p.1 Death of Capt. Givens - ...."He was an old resident, having lived here nearly forty years. He sailed the lakes most of his time, and once owned the schr. Ellen, the hull of which is sunk in Cataraqui Bay."

Incidents of the Day - The barge Ireland, submerged on the Ameliasburg shore, has been destroyed by fire, at least all visible above water. The barge was built for the Kingston grain trade.

It is stated that the annual statement of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation company will show a net profit of $103,000, which will be applied to paying off the floating debt, amounting to some $200,000.

Jan. 15, 1891


Jan. 16, 1891

p.1 Incidents of the Day - The stern of the prop. Glengarry is being repaired and the woodwork painted.

James Hickey who acted as engineer on the Princess Louise last season has been appointed chief engineer of the Hero for the coming season.

Jan. 17, 1891

p.1 General Paragraphs - The tug Thistle, of (unreadable) from the water's edge.

Jan. 19, 1891

p.1 Accepted the Offer - Capt. E. Beaupre has accepted the position of superintendent of the Albany & Troy and Albany & Hudson steamboat company. He will assume his new duties next month with headquarters at Albany, N.Y. The gallant captain has been in the employ of Folger Bros. for 14 years, and during the last four has acted as superintendent of the local steamboat line and previously commanded the schooners Oliver Mowat and Watertown.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Jan 1891