The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1905


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CRUISER VIGILANT

Will Have New Outfit Of Guns and Cartridges.

Walkerville, Ont., Jan. 23rd - Capt. J. Dunn, who for twelve years commanded the fisheries' protection cruiser Petrel, and who now has command of the cruiser Vigilant, has had an increase in salary of $1,250 per year, with an additional annual increase of $50 until he has reached the age limit. The Vigilant will carry a crew of fifty-five men. She shortly will be fitted up with four rapid-fire guns, one machine-gun, a one-pounder and two four-pounders. The headquarters of the Vigilant will be at Windsor. Over 40,000 rounds of ball cartridges will be kept aboard the boat.

p.6 New Steamboat Line - Detroit, Jan. 23rd - reported that a new Canadian package, freight and passenger line will run between St. Lawrence river ports, Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit and Fort William.

Jan. 24, 1905

p.2 Island News - Wolfe Island, Jan. 23rd - We understand there are several applications for master of the steamer Fawcett. As the captain of the past year has proved to be a very efficient and trustworthy man, it is to be hoped that he will be re-engaged.


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Date of Publication:
23 Jan 1905
Local identifier:
KN.17395
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jan 1905