The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1898

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The schooner S.H. Dunn has been repainted and is ready to receive her sails.

The steamer Princess Louise was inspected by the steamboat inspector this morning.

The steamer Jubilee makes a weekly trip to the foot of Wolfe Island and Simcoe island.

The steamer King Ben has been provided with a new boiler constructed at Garden Island.

Capt. James Shaw, Colborne, will command the schooner Annie Falconer this summer.

The schooner Minnedosa was released of her cargo of coal at the M.T. company's docks today.

The steamer Glengarry cleared for Charlotte last night to load coal for the M.T. company's use.

The steamer North King is at the Kingston foundry wharf, where her machinery is undergoing repairs.

The schooner Fabiola arrived from Charlotte yesterday with a cargo of soft coal for J. Swift & Co.

Hereafter vessel reports will only be sent out of Detroit instead of Detroit and Port Huron as formerly.

The first batteau from Trenton this spring arrived in port yesterday with bunch wood and lumber.

Capt. Noonan arrived in the city yesterday to superintend the work of fitting out the steamer James Swift.

Capt. Jackson, Toronto, arrived this morning to take command of the schooner Norway. He will be assisted by mate Armstrong of this city.

The new wood and steel barge, Kingston, constructed by the M.T. company during the winter, will be launched at two o'clock Saturday afternoon.

Yesterday two million bushels of grain were consigned to the M.T. company from western ports and this will keep a large fleet busy for a time transporting it.

The schooner Fleetwing arrived today from Charlotte with a consignment of soft coal screenings, part of which is for Clark's malt house and the balance for James Swift & Co.

John Kane, chief engineer of the steamer Columbian, returned to Sorel yesterday after spending Eastertide with friends residing here. James Carroll also went down to Sorel to superintend the work of fitting up the steamer Columbian. He is counted one of the most faithful and trustworthy employees of the Richelieu company.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1898