The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1891

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Feb. 17, 1891

p.1 The Barge On the Way - A steam barge is to be built at the Montreal Transportation company's shipyard during the spring. It will be modelled after the style of the Minnedosa, but her dimensions will be slightly larger. The length will be 260 feet, beam 40 ft., depth of hold 18 ft. Triple expansion engines will furnish the motive power. The new boat is calculated to hold 60,000 bushels of wheat.

Incidents of the Day - The schr. Cora Post is being prepared for the ensuing season's business at her winter quarters, Gananoque. J. Devan, of this city, will sail her.

Capt. Yott, it is said, intends to sell his schooner, the O.S. Storrs.

General Paragraphs - An excellent marine painting by N. Henderson is on exhibition in P. Ohlke's window, Wellington street. It was sketched during the yacht race held in the harbor, and presents the Vreda rounding the home buoy the third time; the Yama preparing to jibe, followed by the Ariadne, Condor, Merle, Gerda, and Gracie. The Nora is standing out to westward.

Feb. 18, 1891

p.1 Capt. I.H. Radford Heard From - involved in possible crooked dealings at Toronto.

Discredited? Oh No! - letter to editor about politically motivated attempt to discredit A. Gunn in his position as president of the Kingston and Montreal forwarding company and why it moved to Portsmouth.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1891