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Year:  1862 
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 March 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 March 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand I PORTSMOUTH The thriving little village of Portsmouth is as busy now as it can be, and Hatter's Bay, too, is a scene of bustle. Ship carpenters, blacksmiths, and laborers are running here and there; while the sound of the hammer may be heard resounding far and...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand I Seeing that the opening of navigation is at hand, and that there is little time to be lost, "Fresh Hand" will leave the consideration of the lions of Kingston, and will describe business at the different wharves, &c. The stranger will accompany him in his ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand V BAKER'S WHARF.--The brig New York lies here, commanded by Capt. Ratcliffe, of this city. She is having new planking, and new timbers are being placed in her stern. She has new taffrail, rails all round, and is being caulked and painted so as to render her fit...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand VI GARDEN ISLAND.--Delighted with what he had seen in Kingston, the Stranger was desirous of going over to Garden Island, and the only thing which could reasonably prevent him would be the condition of the ice. "Fresh Hand" was fearful of falling through in some ...
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 April 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 April 1862,   Spring Walk by a Fresh Hand VII MESSRS. BERRY & CO.'S ELEVATORS. --There is no establishment of the kind in Canada which can at all equal that of Messrs. Berry & Co. of Kingston, for the facilities for loading vessels with grain are greater here than in any other place, This may be ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 1, 1862,   ... were with some difficulty cut out of the ice in Ogdensburgh Harbor, and steamed past here at 11 o'clock this morning for Oswego, it is said, in order to be serviceable to the United States Government on the Lake in case of war. ]NOTES[1862 KINGSTON DAILY NEWS (from originals at Queen...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1862,   p.2 Melancholy Accident - while skating, a man fell in hole in ice where steamer Rescue had been cut out from the wharf earlier. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1862,   p.3 letter to editor of Daily News - Thanks to Capt. McClennan of str. Gazelle for "his strict attention to passengers and freight on the Kingston and Gananoque route during the season just closed; and we hope the enterprising proprietors may place the same captain and steamer on this route the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1862,   p.2 The Recent Inquest - letter says that inquest found that captain of Pierrepont ought to be censured for not marking hole in ice. That Hole In The Ice - letter says that Capt. Coleman Hinckley of Rescue arrested because man fell through ice where vessel had been towed. -mild weather,...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1862,   p.2 The steamer Pierrepont left her dock on Saturday morning for Cape Vincent. A voyage so late in the season, and the fact of the harbor being clear of ice at this period, are events worthy of a passing notice. The Recent Drowning - a letter giving more detail of how the hole was made by ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1862,   p.2 According to the Detroit Free Press there are now in service on the lakes 1,445 steamers, propellers, tugs and vessels, which are classified as follows: sidewheel steamers 67; propellers 219; tugs 103; barks 94; brigs 75; schooners 892. There have been fifty vessels built the past season. Of...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1862,   p.2 Patents of Invention - Thomas Davis, of the village of Marysville, in the township of Wolfe Island and County of Frontenac, Mariner - "A submarine buoy purchase. Dated 27th May, 1861. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1862,   p.2 Loss Of A Schooner In Georgian Bay - We have to record the wreck of the schooner Isabella Ainslie, of Leith, C.W., which port she left on the morning of Thursday, the 27th Dec., with a light breeze from the S., which gradually freshened during the day, and about six p.m. (about half way ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1862,   p.3 ad for Holcomb, Cowan & Co. - to sell at Public Auction on Jan. 31st, at Kingston, the Barques Stork, 15,000 bushels; Nonsuch, 11,000 cubic feet timber; Schooners Alma, 9,400 bushels; Zepherine,7,300 bushels; and Jenny Lind, 7,500 bushels; Barges Experiment, 11,500 bushels; Montreal ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 27, 1862,   p.2 Exports from Port of Kingston during 1861 - Coasting Trade of Kingston - facts and figures on cargoes. Commerce of Kingston - goods entered at Port. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1862,   p.2 composite schooner launched at Sunderland, England, with iron frame covered with wooden planking - to prevent dry rot. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 4, 1862,   p.2 Defence of the Lakes - Americans to fortify Mackinac and Sault Ste. Marie canal. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 13, 1862,   p.2 At the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Inland Steam Navigation Company, held at their office, 21 Great St. James Street, on the 3rd inst., the following directors were elected Directors for the ensuing year, viz: Hugh Allan, O.S. Gildersleeve, E. Browne, M.H. Gault, Clarke Hamilton, George B....
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 14, 1862,   p.2 Lake & Ocean Vessels - It has often been a matter of regret to lake vessel owners, that vessel property representing such a large amount of capital should remain unproductive one third of the year, instead of employing the remaining four months. To remedy this evil, we are glad to learn ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1862 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 17, 1862,   p.2 About 140 men are constantly employed in Mr. Shickluna's shipyard in St. Catherines, principally in rebuilding and refitting vessels engaged in the lake trade. The prospects of a profitable business during the next season of navigation are very favorable, which accounts for this activity. ...
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