The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Apr 1898

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The first raft from Garden Island for Quebec this season will leave on Tuesday.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consort will leave Garden Island on Sunday with timber from Toronto.

Active work is now in progress in fitting up the steamer Merritt. She will be provided with a new smoke stack.

Capt. Cook and Capt. Davis, Gananoque, are in the city seeking to purchase a small steamer for excursion business.

The schooners Fabiola and Fleetwing will clear for Charlotte as soon as their cargoes are discharged at J. Swift & Co.'s coal yard.

On Tuesday next the Calvin company will start their first raft of the season eastward. It will be in tow of the steamer Chieftain.

The M.T. company has now the use of Davis' dry dock until the entire fleet of barges has been repaired. The Chicago was released last night after receiving a new keelson, and the Acadia entered this morning for general repairs.

Capt. W.B. Cooper has sold the steamer Nellie Cuthbert to Capt. Carss ?, Smith's Falls, and she will be placed on the route between Smith's Falls and Perth. She will be fitted out, and leave for her new route about the middle of May.

p.8 Captains and Engineers - The propeller Cuba will be commanded this season by Capt. R. Chestnut with W. Kennedy as engineer; propeller Melbourne by Capt. H. Chestnut, and Thomas Milne, engineer. Capt. W.H. Featherstonehaugh will sail the steamer St. Andrew, with J. McRae as engineer.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Apr 1898