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Year:  1884 
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 7, 1884 
TextNewspapers  Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, Nov. 7, 1884,   Thrilling Experience. _____ The Schooner Agnes Hope Becomes Waterlogged off this Port and is Abandoned by Her Crew. The captain of the schooner Jessie Drummond which arrived here late yesterday afternoon reported that when about fifteen miles off this port - he met the schooner Agnes...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1884,   ... 1884 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Queens University - Stauffer Library, and Kingston-Frontenac Public Library) p.2 NEW MARINE LAW. Today the new Act, respecting the examining and qualifying of masters and mates of vessels, goes into force. Its provisions we summarise, ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1884,   p.1 Here & There - The ferry boat made a start for the island at 1 o'clock today. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1884,   p.2 The New Marine Law. The Editor, British Whig; Dear Sir; I notice in last night's issue that the new marine law requires masterrs and mates of vessels (with the exception of those who have certificates of servitude) to pass a rigid examination. Well, Mr. Editor, we, as sailors, are in ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1884,   p.2 Cataraqui Ward Again - letter to Editor about John Gaskin, Montreal Transportation Co. - politics in the recent civic election. p.3 Here & There - str. Junita of Clayton said to be sold to Capt. Wm. Elliot for $1,200. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1884,   p.3 Good Inspection Law - The Montreal Witness, noticing our remarks about the use of barges upon the lakes which have been condemned so far as the river trade is concerned, says that the next session of Parliament should not be allowed to close without a good inspection law being placed upon the...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1884,   p.3 Here & There - keel of new boat for Cape-Alexandria Bay route laid at Clayton. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1884,   p.3 Publishing Lloyds' Register - The Canadian Underwriters, composed of the representatives of the various Marine Insurance Companies, have decided to issue Lloyd's Register themselves in place of using the publication of the Americans. A special inspection and rating of the vessels will be made...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1884,   p.2 STEAMER SPARTAN. Detroit, Jan. 8th - Last June the Canadian steamer Spartan was wrecked near Cariboo Island, Lake Superior, and abandoned. She was brought subsequently to Detroit by the tug Winslow and repaired by the Detroit Dry Dock Company, and libelled by them for dockage and repairs in...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1884,   p.3 Montreal Transportation Company - annual meeting; elected Directors: Messrs. Hugh McLennan, Andrew Allan, John Ogilvie, John McLennan, G.M. Kinghorn and P.R. Henderson. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1884,   p.3 Bought The Tug - Capt. Booth has purchased from Mr. Gilmore, Trenton, the tug Rambler, now lying at the Kingston Foundry wharf, for about $4,000. It has been secured for Welland Canal service. It is a fine boat with a powerful engine, and only four years old. Drafting A New Tug - Mr. Wm. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1884,   ... p.2 Personal Mention - Edward Gerard to put engine into new str. Flower City at Clayton. Capt. Donnelly, of the Dominion Wrecking Co., returned from Montreal where he settled up the season's business. p.3 Here & There - 6 Kingstonians to Clayton to work on new steamer. Jan. 15, 1884 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1884,   p.1 The Devil Lake System - a letter to editor about proposed canal to join to Rideau Canal. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1884,   ... to grant the request. p.3 Here & There - improvements to furnaces and boilers of str. Puritan, to go on Gananoque-Clayton route. Jan. 19, 1884 nil Jan. 21, 1884 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1884,   p.2 A Vessel Burned - Last night the schooner M. O'Gorman, lying in Cataraqui Bay, was apparently set on fire and burned to the water's edge. The smoke from the burning hull still ascends. The craft, valued at $1,000, was commanded by Captain George Malone, and ran between Ontario lake ports. One...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1884,   p.1 THE MARINE LAW. The Editor, British Whig; Dear Sir, - Captain Thomas Donnelly, in the columns of your contemporary, takes great delight in referring to the new marine law and in placing great stress on that part of the examination matter which refers to the color test. Now the question is,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1884,   ...-General there was deposited $2,075,50; for rents, etc., $325 were paid; and the balance due on 30th June, 1883, was $152.34. W. Burrows' salary as Canal Toll Collector was $591.27, and E. Fahey's salary, as Assistant Collector, $359.37. Here & There - The frames are up and the rivetters have commenced...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1884,   .... 26, 1884 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1884,   ... p.3 Here & There - The repairs to the str. Rothesay, now at Power's shipyard, will be begun next week. drawing of new steamer at Clayton. The Craft's Name - The Cape-Alexandria Bay str. called St. Lawrence so far as her accounts are concerned. Jan. 29, 1884 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1884 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1884,   p.2 THEIR GRIEVANCES. The Shovellers Meet The Outside Manager of the M.T. Co. A meeting of the shovellers was held last evening in the office of the Montreal Transportation Company. It was attended by about thirty-five men. Capt. Gaskin, in the chair, explained to the men that the Company ...
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