The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1891

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The tug George Hall of Ogdensburg called here this morning.

Mr. Borland, of Cape Vincent, has been appointed purser of the str. Maynard.

The schr. Bavaria is being repainted and cleaned up and will soon look almost as good as new.

The schr. White Oak will complete her load of barley today and leave for Oswego tomorrow.

Harbor Master McCammon made an inspection of the docks this morning and found everything clean and ship shape.

The str. Princess Louise is now lying at Portsmouth receiving her last coat of paint, and in a few days will be ready for the season's business.

One of the boilers for the str. Corsican was placed in its position today. The other has not yet arrived from the Doty engine works company of Toronto.

The prop. Glengarry was launched off the ways of the M.T. Co.'s dockyard at nine o'clock this morning. She slid into the water gracefully and without a hitch.

Capt. Frank Phelps, of the schr. Emma, is building a new vessel at Chaumont. She will be launched about July 1st. The vessel will be schooner rigged, about ninety-five feet long.

p.4 A Sheltered Water Route From Georgian Bay To Lake Ontario - Ottawa, April 2st - a Trenton deputation asked Minister of Public Works to deepen Trenton harbor; Minister of Marine asked to establish lighthouse to Giant's Tomb, near Midland harbor.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Apr 1891