The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1891

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The str. Khartoum arrived up from Prescott this morning.

Navigation on the St. Lawrence is about at an end for the season.

The dry dock was pumped out by the new engines in one hour and forty minutes.

An appropriation of $100,000 to improve Oswego harbor is in the estimates of the secretary of the United States.

p.4 A Ship Canal - bill introduced at Washington to build an American canal around Niagara Falls.

Weekly British Whig, Dec. 17, 1891

p.4 Incidents of the Day - The schr. Flora Carveth, laden with 350 tons coal for here, went ashore on Beach side harbor, Whitby, yesterday. The crew was saved. No insurance.

The str. Oregon was taken to Ogdensburg yesterday, her cargo having been sufficiently lightened to enable the tug to pull her off the rock. Her keel and forefoot are badly smashed.

Capt. Hudson, formerly master of the str. Ontario, has been engaged by the Alexandria Bay steamboat company as captain of the steamer New Island Wanderer during 1892.

The Alexandria Bay steamboat company intends to place a line of steamers on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route in opposition to the steamer of the Thousand Island steamboat company if the Folgers continue to run the steamer St. Lawrence around the islands in opposition to the New Island Wanderer.

Dec. 18, 1891

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p.1 General Paragraphs - A final test of the pumping machinery at the dry-dock will occur on Monday.

Capt. Martin, master of the tug Myra, which sails out of Ogdensburg, arrived home last week.

Daily British Whig, Dec. 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 1891

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Dec 1891