The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1892

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Davis, of the steamer Antelope, is very ill at Gananoque.

Capt. Vanalstine will convert the steambarge Saxon into a passenger boat.

Jan. 26, 1892

p.1 W. Hazlett, who has been seven years in the employ of the M.T. company, has been appointed chief engineer of the str. Hero. He is a reliable man.

Jan. 27, 28, 1892


Jan. 29, 1892

p.1 The Kingston Dry Dock - Connolly Bros. to finish dry dock by Saturday, then will get about $75,000.

p.3 Cape Vincent, Jan. 26th - .....The trial of the Ontario Fish company, of this place, charged with smuggling fish from Canada, will take place the fore part of February. The government officials having the case in hand say they have a clear case and are sure to convict the company. The claim of the company is that under the McKinley tariff act they have a right to enter their fish, caught in Canadian waters, free of duty, providing they own the boats and nets in use. They claim that they can prove that they are the owners of all the apparatus used in catching the fish....

Jan. 30, 1892

p.1 Under the Water - James Coulson, diver, speaking of Capt. F. Ryan's intention to dive in 265 feet of water in the Yokahama River for $2,000,000 of gold bullion says that he will not be able to accomplish the task. Mr. Coulson says 125 feet of water is the deepest any diver can go. He has had considerable experience in diving, having been at the business since 1872. Since that time he has engaged in risky work under the late Martin Kelly. They explored the bottom of Kingston harbour, and was only attended by an old scow, which was liable to go to pieces at any time.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jan 1892