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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1892


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Jan. 22, 1892

p.1 Will Test the Engines - Thomas P. Thompson, chief engineer for the R. & O. navigation company, arrived in the city yesterday afternoon and will superintend the testing of the new compound engine of the steamer Corsican. The ice was cut from around the steamer's wheels this morning and the trial will be conducted at the dock. The steamer's engineer has no doubt but that the work accomplished is efficient in every respect.

Jan. 23, 1892

p.1 A Satisfactory Test - A test was made of the str. Corsican's new compound engines at the dock yesterday, under the supervision of T.P. Thompson, Montreal, chief engineer for R. & O.N. company. The test proved satisfactory in every degree, and Mr. Thompson spoke in creditable terms of R. Charbineau, chief engineer of the steamer, who conducted the construction of the steamer. Upon opening of navigation a final test will be made for the purpose of determining the rate of speed.


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Date of Publication:
21 Jan 1892
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KN.16541a
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Jan 1892