The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Mar 1893

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Capt. S.W. Mawdsley arrived from Thorold this morning to take charge of the steamer Glengarry.

Henry Thurston left today for New York. He sails on April 1st on the S.S. Eturia from Liverpool. Mr. Thurston will superintend the erection of the Bannockburn's engines.

The commanders of the mail liners are: Columbian, Capt. Geo. Batten; Corsican, Capt. W. Ada; Algerian, Capt. A. Dunlop; Passport, Capt. T.J. Craig; Carolina, Capt. C.E. Bernier. The Spartan and Bohemian captains have not yet been appointed. President Connelly announces that he will give a bonus to the captain and engineer who make the best showing at the end of the season.

March 30, 1893

p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Armstrong yesterday broke the ice, from eighteen inches to two feet thick, at Morristown and Brockville docks.

p.4 Opening of Navigation - ice in Toronto harbor still very thick.

March 31, 1893

not published - Easter

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Mar 1893