The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1899

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Last March boats from Gananoque and Alexandria Bay arrived at Clayton on the 18th.

The steamer Islander will go on the Clayton-Alexandria Bay route April 1st, if the ice will permit.

The work on Cape Vincent breakwater will begin soon. There will be available for this purpose nearly $50,000.

Capt. John A. Davis, Clayton, is now sole owner of the steamer H.P. Bigelow, having purchased the interest of his former partner, George Manning.

Capt. Hinckley received notice on Saturday of his appointment to command the R. & O. steamer Columbian. It was expected that the position would be offered him. He is a popular and efficient commander and the boat will have a capable officer to conduct her.

p.6 A Popular Citizen Gone - Charles W. Hatch, for forty-two years had been a ticket agent for the R. & O. Co.

Late Afternoon Events - James Halpin, engineer, left for Toronto this morning to overhaul the machinery on the steamer Persia before the navigation season opens.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1899