The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Mar 1898

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Captain Oliver has sold the sloop Pilot to his son, William Henry, who sailed her last season.

Several of the small boats will enter Davis' dry dock for repairs this spring owing to the government dock being occupied by the S.S. Rosedale.

p.6 General Paragraphs - C.J. McCambridge, John street, has been appointed steward of the R. & O. navigation company's steamer Algerian.

John Cherry, mate on the steamer Passport last season, will sail on the steamer Alexandria this summer.

March 11, 1898



A new mast was placed in the M.T. Co's barge Winnipeg yesterday.

The officers of the new steamer Brockville, ready May 15th, are: Capt. Scott; mate Geralds, and engineer, Thomas Crossley.

The schooner Grantham, owned by the Donnelly Wrecking company, will be held in port here this summer for wrecking purposes exclusively.

Capt. Oliver commenced fitting out the schooner Queen of the Lakes today for another season's trade on the Atlantic coast. New booms and gaffs and a main top mast will be supplied her, and the rigging completely overhauled. She will leave for the coast as soon as navigation opens on the St. Lawrence.

p.6 To Utilize the Whalebacks - Cleveland, Ohio, March 11th - could be used as fighting machines in case of war - 35 on lakes.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Mar 1898