The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1896

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p.1 SHERIFF'S SALE - of Good and Chattels - belonging to Nicholas Knight Connolly and Michael Connolly - the new steel dredge now lying at the dry dock at Kingston, and four derricks at the same place; sale on March 7th.

General Paragraphs - A charter has been applied for on behalf of a Garden Island company, for a ferry line to run between Garden Island and this city, with the privilege of touching at Wolfe Island.

Samuel Risley, the superannuated chairman of the system of government boiler and steamboat inspection, and a resident of Toronto for the past thirty-seven years, died Thursday, aged seventy-four.

p.4 A Vessel Ice Bound - Kingsville, Feb. 15th - The ferry steamer Shenango No. 2, of Port Dover, is ice bound off here. She was on her way to Toledo dry-dock. She is totally disabled, both wheels being gone. Seven of the crew reached shore here, at noon, assisted by a crew from Pelee Island and Kingsville.

Feb. 17, 1896

First of the Season - The steamer Myles, now being rebuilt in the government dry-dock here, under the supervision of Davis & Sons, was watered on Saturday evening last. The bottom of the vessel has been completed to above the water line, having been replanked and caulked. About two-thirds of the work of rebuilding has been completed and the vessel is now perfectly watertight and will be ready for sea by the stipulated time, April 10th. There are forty-seven men employed on the work.

p.4 Calvin Company's Meeting - The adjourned annual meeting of the shareholders of the Calvin company was held in the company's office at Garden Island on Saturday. Nothing but the regular routine business was transacted, and the old board of directors was re-elected for the current year. The financial report was satisfactory.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1896