The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1898

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The elevators and the S.S. Rosedale in the government dry dock were the attractions for many visitors yesterday.



New planking is being placed in the hull of the barge Acadia.

The steamer Glengarry was discharged of her cargo of coal at the M.T. company's docks today.

The K. & M. F. Co. barge Beauport has been hauled out on the marine ways at Portsmouth for repairs.

R. Gaskin, jr., left for Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday to assist in fitting out the steamer Northern Wave.

The steamer Hamilton, of the R. & O. navigation company, will leave Hamilton on her first trip on April 25th.

James Swift has sold the steamer Pilgrim to Mr. Campbell, of Buffalo, N.Y. The craft is in fairly good condition.

Frederick W. Strangers is to be purser on the steamer Persia this season. For the past two years he was purser on the steamer Ocean.

Death of Capt. Howard - Captain Howard, harbor master of Montreal, died on Sunday, aged 72. Capt. Howard came to Canada in 1842, and soon afterwards entered the service of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company, becoming a captain of one of the steamers. He was afterwards appointed manager of the Ontario division of the service. He was appointed harbor master of Montreal in 1881.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1898