The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1891

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Some Marine Notes.

The prop. Glengarry is receiving new planking on the sides.

The str. Hero is receiving a set of improved side wheels to replace the old ones.

The mail line steamers will this season sail the Bay of Quinte route from Kingston up.

Three new pyramid buoys have been constructed at Anglin's for use on the Rideau canal.

The joiner work on the steam yacht in course of construction for Mr. Daniels of Ottawa is finished. The windows will be of plate glass and the interior of the yacht of cherry.

Davis' shipyard presents a busy scene to the passer by. The workmen are engaged with the improvements to the Norseman which is being rebuilt and refurnished all through, as well as lengthened sixteen feet. It is expected that she will be completed early in May.

p.2 Goderich Notes - ....Capt. Dancey will soon leave to repair his schooner, the Jane McLeod. Her cabin was washed off last season when she ran upon the rocks at Byng Inlet.

March 3, 1891


Marine Paragraphs.

Lake Ontario has not been forgotten in the United States congress. A light is arranged for Braddock's Point, west of Charlotte, a fog bell at the Genesee light station, Charlotte, and at Carleton Island, Lake Ontario.

The Boy Captain - Dr. F. Comer, practicing dentistry in London, Eng., for over twenty years visited friends in the city. This is his first visit during the term mentioned. For many years he was a captain on the Bay of Quinte, and was called the Boy (Bay ?) captain.

Personal Mention - Capt. Sullivan, captain of the steamer Chieftain, arrived in the city yesterday from Coteau, Que.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Mar 1891