The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1891

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p.1 Dry Dock, Past, Present and To Come - letter to editor about the present political campaign and the desire to take credit for the dry dock under construction; says the blocks of stone used for lining dock came from Belleville, hydraulic cement came from Thorold, the Portland cement from somewhere else, most of the workers came from Quebec.

The old boilers taken out of the str. Corsican will be sent to Swansea. The new boilers are expected from Toronto immediately.

Feb. 20, 1891

p.1 General Paragraphs - Some persons broke into the cabins of the schrs. Ella Murton and White Oak and damaged furniture inside them.

Feb. 21, 1891

p.1 Incidents of the Day - The steambarge Freemason and barges Ontario and Minnie Frances are being extensively repaired. The Ontario is receiving new frames.

Marine Paragraphs.

The work of improving the schr. Singapore has been finished. She is now a better boat than when she was first built. She has received a new bow and new planks in many places in her hull.

The new bow which will be placed in the steamer Norseman will add a great deal to her appearance.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1891