The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Mar 1891


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p.1 Eastern District - The Picton board of trade will run a ferry boat between Glenora and Adolphustown this season.

General Paragraphs - The Pierrepont reached Wolfe Island this afternoon.

Capt. Pearce stated today that he was not preparing lines for a new steamboat to be built by the Rathbun company. He received a letter today from Cairo, Ill., asking him to get out designs for a steamboat to be built there. He will not superintend the work because he would not be able to live in the climate.

Marine Intelligence.

The force of workmen in the dry-dock is being strengthened and mason's work resumed at the entrance.

The sale of the schr. Annie M. Peterson to ex-Mayor Mitchell, Oswego, is said to be completed, the price being $16,000.

The steamyacht Loretta is being painted and finished in preparation for the excursion season, when it is expected that her services will be in great demand.

Mariners are anxious for the Pierrepont to get across to the island and thus help forward the breaking up of the ice which will open up navigation with a rush.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Publication:
31 Mar 1891
Local identifier:
KN.16459a
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Mar 1891