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Year:  1879 
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Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Mail (Toronto, ON), Saturday, April 12, 1879,   An Interesting Relic. A Rocking Chair Made from the Keel of Vessel Built Sixty Years Ago. The sailing packet Duke of Richmond, 70 tons burthen, launched spring, 1820, at the foot of Frederick street, York; owned and sailed by Capt. Edward Oates; December, 1826, bound from Oswego to York with...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, November 18, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, November 18, 1879,   A TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE Loss of Life on Lake Ontario -- Thirty one Persons, including Several Women and Children Drowned -- An Abandoned Tug Afloat off Oswego -- The Tug Seymour Looses Her Entire Tow in Sight of Oswego Light -- Adrift in a Howling Waste of Snow and Wind -- Full Particulars of...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Tues., June 24, 1879,   Along the Docks. Hon. A.C. Mattoon arrived here at 6:30 A.M. today with the engine and boiler of the steam barge Ellsworth from Stony Island. After a week's hard work with sixteen men under the eficient management of John E. Riley, the task of raising the heavy engine and boiler from a depth of...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1879,   p.2 H.R.H. - ...embarked on yacht Cruiser, owned by Mr. Gilmore of Ottawa, touched at dock of K. & M. Forwarding Co. (Mr. W. Stewart manager), shown elevator and informed of some details of the forwarding business; then cruised Thousand Islands. p.3 Boat Burned - The steam yacht Farrington ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1879,   p.2 MARINE The schooner Hamilton, damaged in a tow at Detroit, will repair at Kingston. The schooner Thomas C. Street, of St. Catharines, fell short on a cargo of corn loaded May 23rd, at the Northern elevator, Toronto, and shipped to the Montreal Transportation Company at Kingston. The...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1879,   p.2 ad - Clayton, Gananoque and Kingston - str. Princess Louise, with schedule. p.3 MARINE The Jessie Macdonald is loading ties for Cape Vincent. Swift's - Prop. Sovereign, from Montreal; Armenia, from Prescott; Cuba, from Toronto; Persia, from St. Catharines; and Africa, from Chicago, passed...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1879,   p.2 Lake Superior Notes - letter to editor - City of Winnipeg stuck in ice four days, ten miles from Sault canal. City of the Bay - Belleville, June 4th - The schr. Olivia, now in port, will take the first cargo of iron ore hence to Charlotte. p.3 Change of Time - The str. Kincardine has...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 6, 1879,   p.2 ad - Oswego & Bay of Quinte, '79 - str. Kincardine - new schedule June 5th. p.3 Regatta - to be held by Bay of Quinte Rowing Club on 13th. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1879,   p.3 Daily Line - The Mail Line of Royal steamers will commence to run daily east and west on Tuesday, the 10th inst. There will be no boat on Wednesday, however, going east. Wind Wafts - The schr. Lily Hamilton, having been dismasted in the Detroit River by a collision, is lying at Port...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1879,   p.3 MARINE Shipping business is lively today. On Saturday a large number of vessels arrived in port. Mr. F. Fairbairn's sailing yacht, Mocking Bird, which has been undergoing repairs at the Marine Railway, was finished on Saturday and left for Brockville this morning. The owner, with a crew,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1879,   p.2 Canal Towing - on Erie Canal. p.3 Collision - The Oswego Belle had a collision with the steamer Chicora in Toronto harbor last week, during a fog. The Oswego Belle runs so fast that it is difficult to stop her when once fairly under way. She would have sunk the Chicora had the engines not ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1879,   p.3 Run On a Pier - The steam barge Harold, while making from Portsmouth to the city today, run on an old pier off Mr. Gunn's new wharf. The accident was not attended by any severe injury, but it was more the result of good fortune than forethought. Belleville Yacht Club - first regatta to be ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1879,   ... was appointed by the last Administration, and the party at present in power want some excuse to remove Mr. Bodwell. [Chicago Inter-Ocean] p.3 MARINE Charters for Kingston: Schrs. Havana, Chicago, wheat, 4 3/4 cents; schr. Belle Mitchell, wheat, Milwaukee, at same rate. Mr. Mattoon started for Oswego...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1879,   p.2 Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, June 12th - Down: schrs. Oliver Mitchell, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Hyderabad, do, do, do; America, do, do, do; Sovereign, Chicago, do, do. p.3 Wind Wafts - The Kincardine ran aground coming out of Picton harbor on Tuesday last. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 14, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 14, 1879,   p.3 A Hardship - The sch. Undine, lately discharged here, brought a cargo of 10,000 bushels of wheat from Hamilton, at a freight of 1 1/2 cents per bushel. The master says he delivered all the grain received into the vessel. The weight was 94 bushels short of the reckoning at Hamilton. The ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 16, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 16, 1879,   ... charter - To Kingston - Schr. Craftsman, corn at 4 3/4 cents, full load. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1879,   p.3 Cannot Accept - Katie Gray refuses challenge. The Alexandria - The str. Alexandria has been sold to Mr. Hepburn (son-in-law of Mr. McQuaig, M.P.) for $8,100. Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, June 16th - Up: Schrs. Bavarian, Kingston, Toledo, light; Lily Hamilton, do, Port Burwell, do; ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1879,   p.3 Regatta - subscriptions being taken up for July 1st. Welland Canal - Port Colborne, June 17th - Bound Down: Schrs. R. Dowd, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Jennie Graham, do; Nevada, do, corn; Camanche, do; Polly M. Rogers, do, wheat; Sligo, do; Montana, Chicago, do, corn; Niagara, Kincardine,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 19, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 19, 1879,   p.2 Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, June 18th - Down: E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Annie Craig, do, do, timber; Victor, do, do, corn. Yacht Charm - for sale by H. Hitchen. ad - The New Fast Sailing Str. Princess Louise - to run to Channel Grove regularly. p.3 MARINE Gunn's Wharf...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1879 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1879,   p.2 Toronto - The str. City of Toronto went ashore in the eastern part of the harbour last night, and all efforts to float her have, so far, proved unavailing. p.3 Daily Trips - Geneva to run to Thousand Island Park. Welland Canal - Port Dalhousie, June 19th - Up: schrs. Arabia, Kingston, ...
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