The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1899

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p.1 Alexander Horn Appointed - This afternoon Alexander Horn received a telegram from the Kingston deputation, now at Ottawa, congratulating him upon his appointment to the office of government inspector of hulls, made vacant by the retirement of Capt. Donnelly.



The management of the Montreal transportation company announces the following list of officers for the coming season:


Active, Capt. Edward Bennett, Kingston;

Bronson, Capt. Joseph Murray, engineer, Robert Hepburn, Kingston;

Glide, Capt. Thomas Murphy, engineer, James Conley, Kingston;

Glengarry, Capt. Gordon Kean, Malvern, engineer, Alexander Barton, Kingston.

Jessie Hall, Capt. Charles Martin, Kingston, engineer, George Tuttle, Seeley's Bay.

James A. Walker, Capt. John Boyd, Kingston, engineer, George Boyd, Kingston.

D.G. Thomson, Capt. James Murray, Kingston, engineer, George Henderson, Kingston.

Bannockburn, Capt. John Irving, St. Catherines, engineer, Richard Taylor, Kingston.

Rosemount, Capt. J.W. Mawdesley, Thorold, engineer, John Evans, Kingston.

Lake Barges.

Kildonan, Capt. Maxine Lefebrve, Valleyfield.

Minnedosa, Capt. R.C. Irwin, Kingston.

Selkirk, Capt. Harvey Colvin, Port Dalhousie.

Winnipeg, Capt. James Kirkwood, Kingston.

Melrose, Capt. James Fleming, Kingston.

Dunmore, Capt. John Phillips, Kingston.

River Barges.

Alberta, Capt. Philrome Bradley, St. Lazare.

Acadia, Capt. Louis Benoit, Valleyfield.

Bella, Capt. Peter Lalonde, Valleyfield.

Cleveland, Capt. Alfred Delisle, sr.

Chicago, Capt. Arsene Charlebois, Valleyfield.

Colborne, Capt. Frank Poirier, Valleyfield.

Corn Crib, Capt. A. Charlebois, jr., Valleyfield.

Cornwall, Capt. H. Boyer, Valleyfield.

Detroit, Capt. Treffle Davust, Valleyfield.

Dorchester, Capt. Joseph Page, Kingston.

Eagle, Capt. A. Monette jr., Valleyfield.

Hector, Capt. Theo Leduc, Kingston.

Glengarry, Capt. Albert Major, Valleyfield.

Harvest, Capt. Moise Leduc, Valleyfield.

Iowa, Capt. Joseph Davust, Valleyfield.

Jennie, Capt. Moise Moreau, Cedars.

John Gaskin, Capt. Israel Davust, Montreal.

Lancaster, Capt. Edward Charon, Cornwall.

McCarthy, Capt. E.R. Rov, Kingston.

Montreal, Capt. Mitchel Lefebrve, Valleyfield.

Maggie, Capt. A. Monnette sr., Valleyfield.

Nebraska, Capt. Celestia Leboeuf, Valleyfield.

Regina, Capt. Ovide Trudell, Valleyfield.

Senator, Capt. Alfred Lalonde, Cedars.

Star, Capt. Ernest Scott, Valleyfield.

Toledo, Capt. Frederick Leduc, Valleyfield.

Toronto, Capt. Demars Latour, Valleyfield.

Wheatbin, Capt. A. Samersail, Cedars.

Cobourg, Capt. Frank Lafrance, Cascades Point.

Brighton, Capt. Nelson Mallette, Cornwall.

Kingston, Capt. Alexander Herbert, Valleyfield.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1899