The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1891

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There is no ice in the Bay of Quinte.

The schr. White Oak is loading barley for Oswego.

The hold of the str. Corsican is now lit by electricity.

The str. Nile arrived today from Deseronto with lumber.

The boilers of the dry dock tug, Olivia Gordon, were inspected today.

Captain J.W. Maudesley, of the tug Walker, arrived from Thorold today.

Capt. James McMaugh of St. Catharines, arrived today to take charge of the str. Glengarry.

Diver Charles, of the M.T. Co., was engaged today repairing the rudder shoe of the tug Jessie Hall.

Hall & Co. chartered three barges belonging to the K. & M. T. Co. to be used in the coal trade between Oswego and Ogdensburg.

The first cargo of coal for the season arrived at Brockville on Friday, the barge Mohawk having brought in 800 tons for the Grand Trunk railway.

The steamer Empress of India was launched at Picton on Saturday. Her hull has been rebuilt, and everything that first class mechanical skill could suggest has been done to make her staunch and seaworthy. Her saloons, cabins, etc., have been thoroughly overhauled. She will resume her trips about May 1st.

Napanee, April 21st - The steamer Deseronto began her usual trips on Saturday last. She leaves every morning, (Sundays excepted) at 6 a.m.

The str. Reindeer started on her first trip of the season this afternoon. She had not gone far before she broke her wheel and was compelled to return.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Apr 1891