The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - Capt. Mahoney will be a member of the crew of the schr. Argonaut, of Ogdensburg, next season.

C.F. Gildersleeve is attending the meeting of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company in Montreal today.

Incidents of the Day - Mr. Pereault arrived yesterday from Montreal. He is one of the carpenters of the Richelieu and Ontario navigation company, and will superintend the work of repairing the boats here owned by the company. He will employ about ten carpenters.

p.4 In all probability Capt. Staley will get the M.T. Co.'s new barge. He sailed the schr. Gaskin last year. If any changes are made Capt. Fleming will be put on the Minnedosa.

For Bravery On The Lakes - Ottawa, Feb.21st - At the marine department there has been received from the British board of trade, to be forwarded to Capt. Frank Burke, a valuable gold watch and chain. It was presented to the captain by President Cleveland in recognition of Burke's heroic action in rescuing the crew of the United States tug Acme on Lake Huron in October last. Burke was at the time master of the tug Reliance, and so soon as he has been located the award of the president will be forwarded to him.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1894