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Year:  1872 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 14, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 14, 1872,   Here's one of the more unusual uses for a barge. There were a number of "General Burnside"s - I believe this one is US#37572, built at Saginaw, Michigan. I've not the slightest idea what ever happened to her or if this "party barge" idea worked, but I think it's a big plus to be able to go on a...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1872,   ... to Messrs. Mitchell & Co. ]NOTES[1872 KINGSTON DAILY NEWS (available on microfilm at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Note - When (mixed cargo) appears under "Customs Imports" this indicates that the complete cargo listing as given in the newspaper was considered too detailed...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1872,   p.1 Shipbuilding - Though not conducted to the same extent as in certain seasons in former years, shipbuilding in Kingston this winter is brisk, and very satisfactory for that class of mechanics. At Messrs. W. Power & Co.'s shipyard work is carried on lively, having (irrespective of a large ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1872,   p.2 Important Enterprise - It will be remembered that a short time ago a deputation of gentlemen interested in the deepening of the Rideau Canal, waited upon the Dominion Government in reference thereto. In consequence of the representations made upon that occasion, the Government have already ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1872,   p.1 Board of Trade - Annual Meeting - discuss Rideau and Welland Canals, storm signals - remarks expressed by Mr. Samuel Woods, Observer of the Kingston Weather Storm Signal Office p.2 Storm Signals - should be considered by shippers and forwarders. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1872,   p.2 The Annual Report of the Board of Trade - discuss needed enlargement of Welland Canal, Government's efforts to increase summer supply of water in Rideau Canal, Reciprocity, Carrying Trade - hope to see a large warehousing elevator built at Kingston. p.3 Ottawa and Rideau Forwarding Company -...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1872,   ... p.2 Wanted - To Purchase or Charter, for one or more years, with the privilege of buying, A Steamer suitable for the Bay of Quinte and River St. Lawrence, capable of carrying 1500 barrels of Flour, with upper saloon or lower cabins. Tenders received at this office up to 1st February, 1872, ......
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1872,   p.2 Lighthouse Service - The Dep't of Marine and Fisheries calling for tenders for supply of petroleum oil, and for charter of a steam vessel for delivery of supplies to lighthouses above Montreal. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1872,   p.1 Dominion Board of Trade - claim in memorial to Dominion Government that the Welland and St. Lawrence canals are now insufficient, and should be enlarged and the rapids improved. [Ottawa Times] p.2 Mr. W. Biggar, Civil Engineer, of Hamilton, appointed Superintendent of the Welland Canal. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1872,   p.2 Commerce of Garden Island - The following is an accurate statement of the shipping reported at Garden Island for 1871, namely: From April 1st to July 1st - inwards - 82; outwards - 69. From July 1st to December 1st: - Inwards - 91, outwards - 54. Vessels coasting with license from April 1st...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1872,   p.2 Fort Erie - Jan. 25th - ferry between Fort Erie and Black Rock aground. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1872,   p.2 Power's Marine Railway - Shipbuilding as alluded to in a late issue, is unusually brisk during the present winter season, and for mechanics versed in that particular kind of work, there seems to be no lack of employment. The Marine Railway, under the energetic supervision of Mr. Power, ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1872,   p.2 Branch Lines - two telegraph companies building lines to Portsmouth - "Messrs. G. Chaffey & Co. and Messrs. Gurney & Glidden have procured possession of the dock at that place, and will carry on the shipping business there next summer, instead of in the city as in past seasons..." ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 6, 1872,   p.2 Notice is given in the Canada Gazette that Coleman Hinckley, the younger, of the Township of Wolfe Island, Dexter Hinckley of the same place, Thomas Hanley of the City of Kingston, John Donnelly of the Village of Garden Island, Frederick A. Folger, John Welsh, and Robert Makins, of the...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 7, 1872,   p.2 marriage of Coleman Hinckley, Jr. of Ferry Pierrepont to Miss Minnie Folger of Cape Vincent. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 8, 1872,   p.1 A New Propeller - A new propeller to be called the China, is now in course of construction at Power's shipyard for Messrs. Patterson, (of Kingston) and Proctor, (of Hamilton). Her admeasurement over all, will be 142 feet in length, 26 feet 2 inches in breadth of beam, and 11 feet 6 inches in...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1872,   ... p.1 Royal Mail Line - The following are the appointments to the command of the steamers composing the Inland Navigation Company Line for the season of 1872: Corsican, Captain Sinclair, Spartan, Capt. Dunlop; Corinthian, Capt. Farrel; Kingston, Capt. Couverette; Magnet, Capt. Simpson; ......
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 20, 1872,   p.1 City Council - Peter Kiel, Inspector of Fisheries, complaining about filth and nuisance placed on ice - harmful to fish. p.2 Grain Elevator - We learn from authentic sources that a company is about to be formed to build a grain elevator in this city. That such an object is very desirable ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 22, 1872,   p.2 Steam Dredge - tenders called to purchase of 2nd hand dredge, suitable for lake service, and the Welland Canal, or for construction of a new one 65' by 24' beam, 1 1/2 yard capacity; also for 2 dumping scows of 40 yards capacity each, and likewise for a suitable steam tug to act as tender. ...
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 23, 1872 
TextNewspapers  Daily News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 23, 1872,   p.2 The schooner Olive Branch has been purchased by Captain Joseph Dix, of Garden Island, for $8,000. ...
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