The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1893

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Capt. Noonan stated today that he was putting a new engine in the Rideau Belle and has not definitely decided on her route.

Incidents of the Day - J. Corkey, on the Scotia last year, will go second engineer with W. Evans on the str. Owen Sound this season.

Capt. Henry Griffin will act as master of the J.F. Maynard.

A fog signal will be placed at Tibbet's Point.



E. Booth has secured the contract to locate the fog horns at Nine Mile Point.

Grain men are commencing to enquire for vessel room from Port Arthur to Kingston. The rate has opened around seven cents.

There are forty-two men employed at the shipyard at Portsmouth for the Kingston and Montreal forwarding company. During the winter the works were not shut down. All the men who started to work in the yards in the fall are still employed, and more have been added on the staff. More men were kept in employment by the company this winter than during any winter in five years.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1893