The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1901


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MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The Calvin fleet clears tomorrow for Toronto.

Painters began work on the M.T. company fleet yesterday.

The steambarge Reliance cleared yesterday from Deseronto for Oswego with lumber.

The steamboat inspectors are busy this week examining the various vessels ready for service.

The steamer Empire State was this morning towed by the steamer Pierrepont to the railway wharf to be scrubbed and painted.

The tug Thistle which lay on the Featherbed shoal at Cape Vincent all winter, has been released, and will enter Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

The mosquito fleet is being got in readiness for the grain trade. The Minnie is receiving a new canvas suit. The Volunteer is now being fitted out.

The steamer New Island Wanderer is at present making one trip daily to Cape Vincent, leaving at half-past two o'clock, and remaining at the Cape over night.

Last year the White Squadron steamers, of United States entry, were painted at Clayton on account of duty on the paint if done at a Canadian port. This spring, however, the painting is being done at Kingston.

p.5 Bay of Quinte Clear of Ice - the ice moved down the bay, taking the schooner Picton, which had been anchored opposite the shipyard, with it. The schooner managed to free herself near Forester's Island.


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Date of Publication:
12 Apr 1901
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KN.16979
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1901