The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Mar 1899

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March 23, 1899

p.2 Incidents of the Day - The Kingston and Montreal forwarding company is confining its plant at Portsmouth to the shipyard property.

p.4 Has Been Improved - The steamer James Swift, drydocked last fall in the locks at Jones' Falls, has undergone an improvement both in her hull and machinery. Early this summer Mr. Davis will lay the keel for the new craft which Capt. Noonan will use next season in conjunction with the James Swift in establishing a daily passenger service between Kingston and Ottawa. The new boat will be built at Westport.

March 24, 1899

p.6 General Paragraphs - Capt. Andrew Dunlop, for years on the steamer Algerian, will command the steamer Bohemian next season, Capt. D. Mills taking charge of the Algerian.

A new cabin is in course of construction on the barge Dandy.

March 25, 1899

p.2 Sporting Paragraphs - James Weir, Hamilton, designer and builder of the famous twenty-seven foot yachts Verona and Kestrel, is engaged in the construction of a yacht for the trial series for the defender of the Canada cup. His production will be along the same lines as the Verona and Salola.

Only One Applicant Examined - It is probable that the government board of hull inspectors, examining for an inspector for the local office, will complete their work this evening. Alexander Horn is the only applicant that has appeared before the board. Another applicant was not given the opportunity.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Mar 1899