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Year:  1867 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867,   The Propeller Wisconsin Disaster The steamer "Watertown" yesterday brought further information of the dreadful disaster to the Northern Transportation Co.'s propeller "Wisconsin," near Grenadier Island on Tuesday. Our account of the disaster has been substantially correct, with the exception...
Watertown Daily Reformer (Watertown, NY), May 25, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Watertown Daily Reformer (Watertown, NY), May 25, 1867,   ... the wants of the sufferers with food and clothing. Verdict of the Coroner's Jury. Inquisition taken at Cape Vincent, County of Jefferson, N.Y., on the 23d day of May, 1867, before Robert G. Angel, one of the Coroners of said county, upon the bodies of Artimus White, Henry Chatham, Catharine...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 27, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Monday, May 27, 1867,   The members of the Ship Carpenter's and Caulker's Union are on a strike to-day. They wish to adopt an eight hour system and demand $2.50 for eight hour's work. The bosses have been paying $3.00 for a day's work of ten hours, and they now unanimously agree to pay the men at the same rate, 80 ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867,   The steamer "Watertown" made another trip to Grenadier island yesterday morning, but did not receive any more of the dead bodies. The body of one of the deckhands who were lost in the lifeboat was recovered the day before, in a mangled condition, and brought to Cape Vincent. It is supposed that...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), June 3, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), June 3, 1867,   A New Tug in the Harbor. - We were this morning treated to a very pleasant excursion over the blue waters of Old Ontario, on the tug. "G.S. Dodge," - a recent accession to the tug force in our harbor. The "Dodge" is owned by Baltis Bros. & Hoffman, of this city, and was built two years ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 5, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 5, 1867,   The Tug Fulton. - On invitation, this morning, we took a short "scoot" this morning upon the lake, on the new tug "Fulton," a new candidate for favor in our harbor. The "Fulton" was built in Buffalo last summer, and is about as smart a thing of its size we have seen. She is fifty feet in ...
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 21, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 21, 1867,   A Splendid Canal Boat - One of the largest and staunchest boats ever built for the canals is now lying at the dock-yard in Texas. It is owned by Geo. A. Marsden, of Texas, and was built by S.M. Robinson of Oswego. The keel was laid about the 10th day of last May, and the boat was launched on...
Oswego Advertiser and Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 14, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Advertiser and Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., Aug. 14, 1867,   Steamboat Collision. - Propeller Magnet Sunk. - Last night at about half-past ten o'clock as the steamer Bay State, of the American Express line, Capt. Morley, was passing from Ogdensburgh to this port, when seven miles below Kingston, she run into and sunk the Propeller Magnet, Captain ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1867,   p.2 The Harbor - The harbor is again open as far as the Cataraqui Bridge, leaving it as free for the ingress and egress of vessels as in summer, if any save the ferry steamers were afloat to take advantage of it.... Vessels Laid Up in Kingston - The following are the vessels laid up at this ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1867,   p.2 The Wolfe Island Mails - Pierrepont could not bring them because of ice; three men used ice boat to deliver them. Drifting Ice - A large field of drifting ice was forced into the harbor during last night which has almost effectually blocked it up; so much so that the steamer Pierrepont...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1867,   p.2 The Ice Boat - used for carrying mail to Wolfe Island. Steamer Watertown - The steamer Watertown is still running between this city and Cape Vincnet, her route being around the head of Wolfe Island. Owing to the upper end of the harbor having been blocked up with drift ice, the steamer was...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1867,   p.2 The Crossing To Wolfe Island - Watertown ceased to run. Close of Navigation - The steamer Watertown came in this afternoon to Kinghorn's wharf on her last trip between the city and Cape Vincent. She encountered no ice after leaving the latter place until reaching the upper part of the harbor...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1867,   p.3 Died - wife of Mr. Robert Hermiston chief mate of Grecian. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1867,   p.2 Township Elections - Garden Island - Reeve - D.D. Calvin, Councilors I.A. Breck, S. Booth, Henry Roney, and C.F. Charles. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1867,   p.2 Mr. Quinn elected instead of Mr. Charles at Garden Island. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1867,   p.2 son of Capt. Taylor drowns while skating. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1867,   p.2 Colors Half Mast - in respect to Campion Taylor, who sailed on father's and brother's boats. Wire Rigging - The wire rigging for ships introduced to the notice of builders on the lakes by Captain Gaskin appears to be finding great favor with American vessel owners. We understand that ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1867,   p.3 ad for Wire Rope - "best double charcoal galvanized" - R. Gaskin, Agent for Western Canada. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1867,   p.2 Dismissal of a Naval Officer serving on hired gun boat Royal at Cornwall. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1867 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1867,   p.2 Police Court - Thomas Gaskin charged with assaulting W.T. Robinson - he and complainant were on a boat together about 3 years ago; he was a boy then, and Robinson was in the habit of imposing on him and striking him; now he is grown and paid him back. Fined $5 and costs....
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Kingston Newspaper clippings