The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1891

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p.1 News In Small Lots - The Kingston dry dock is nearly completed, and the total cost of constructing it will be $450,000.


The str. North King will go into winter quarters at Gunn's wharf.

The tug Charlie Ferris with three barges of lumber cleared for Oswego.

Clearances: tug Active, Montreal, four barges; tug Thompson, Oswego, three barges; schr. Ransom Quay, Oswego, lumber; tug Col. By and barge, loading coal for the Rideau.

Arrivals: tug Thompson, Oswego, three barges of coal; str. Nile and barge Isis, Ottawa, lumber; str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls, passengers and freight; prop. Persia, St. Catharines, general cargo.

The North King made her last trip to Charlotte on Saturday last, and returned to Picton and has arrived at Kingston where she will lay up for the winter. The season just concluded has been most satisfactory both to the owners and to the public. The new boat and the staff of efficient officers have won the golden opinion of her patrons.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1891