The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1891

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The str. Van Allen left last night with lumber for Oswego.

Capt. Porte, of the Varuna, is having the pilot house placed on the hurricane deck.

Capt. Sherwood, of Brighton, arrived yesterday to superintend the fitting out of his vessel, the Annie Falconer.

Capt. Fraser, the new owner of the schr. Bavaria, will have all the old paint burned off her woodwork and give her a complete overhauling.

M.B. Mills, Napanee, has sold the yacht Kitty to a syndicate of young gentlemen in that town, who will put her in good shape for the coming season.

Last evening the str. Van Allen left the K. & P. R. dock with a cargo of lumber for the Oswego box factory. This is the first departure from this port.

The schr. B.W. Folger will load hay for Toronto, and from thence will proceed to Charlotte, where she is chartered to carry a cargo of coal for J. Swift & Co.

Frank Mills will be mate of the schr. S.H. Dunn, and F. Darling will be one of the crew. They arrived at the Anglo-American hotel from Custer City yesterday afternoon.

Ira Folger's new steam yacht will be ready for service in May and will be called the Lovella (sic - Loretta?). She will run principally in connection with the ferry business between the city and Cape Vincent.

The vessel men are now distinguishable by the extreme length of their countenances, caused by the blue prospects of the coming season, which it is thought by many will be the dullest for many years.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1891