The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1893

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - Today American steamboat inspectors Motier and Chestnut, of Oswego, and Fitzgerald, of Buffalo, inspected the steamers of the Thousand Island steamboat company at this port.

General repairs are being made to the str. Pierrepont. About $500 will be spent on her.


Marine Matters.

Francis R. Rosedly, a wealthy New Yorker, is making arrangements to build the finest line of passenger boats for Lake Ontario ever run on the Niagara route and Thousand Islands.

The strs. Passport, Corsican, Algerian and Spartan will form the Toronto-Montreal line for the R. & O. N. Co. the coming season. The strs. Columbia and Bohemian will leave Kingston daily.

Urbain Lacroix, engineer, and Joseph Gilborne have arrived from Sorel, Que., to start operations on the str. Corsican's engines. The engines will be thoroughly renovated. Amongst other things a new piston is to be introduced.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1893