The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1891

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The tug Eleanor will leave tonight for Prescott.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes will clear tonight with rye for Buffalo.

The tug Rescue, Capt. R. Woodcock, was the first boat out of Deseronto this season.

The str. Van Allen passed down yesterday on her way from Oswego to Brockville.

Breck & Booth have chartered the schrs. Ella Murton and Julia to carry coal to the city.

The str. Maynard will leave for Clayton tomorrow to go on the Clayton and Alexandria Bay route.

The centreboard of the schr. Julia, frozen during the winter, was thawed out today with steam from the steamer Pierrepont.

The str. Hero made her first appearance, Saturday afternoon, steaming from below the bridge to her dock. She begins her regular trips next Saturday.

The long expected boiler for the str. Corsican arrived this morning from Toronto. Difficulty is expected in placing it in position owing to its great size and weight as well as the narrow space allowed to work in.

General Paragraphs - A large force of men are working on the improvements to the Bavaria.

The str. Khartoum made her first appearance for the season this morning.

The stewart of the str. Spartan has commenced renovating the boat for summer travel.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1891