The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Newspaper clippings


Records
We found 291 matching items.
Year:  1887 
gallerylist with thumbnailslist
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1887,   (pages 1 & 2 missing) p.8 Raising Of the Myles - Mr. Myles, the owner of the sunken prop. Myles, is making arrangements for the raising of the boat. The work will be undertaken next month. The timber, to be used in the work, is being purchased in Hamilton. The contract for the raising of the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1887,   p.1 A Canadian Tug Seized - Collector Warren, of Cape Vincent, has seized the tug Thistle, of Collingwood, for towing American boats in American waters. The offence committed was towing lighters to the wrecked schooner Comanche, where they were loaded with corn and towed back to Sackett's...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1887,   ... , the latter the new passenger boat Capt. Garrett intends building this winter. Jan. 7, 1887 nil Jan. 8, 1887 nil Jan. 10, 1887 nil Jan. 11, 1887 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1887,   ... this most important work early in the spring of 1887. The motion prevailed. Capt. Thomas Taylor made a fine address regarding shipping interests; it will appear tomorrow. Canadian Marine Association - A meeting of the Kingston Marine Association was held on Monday afternoon and Capt. Gaskin appointed...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1887,   p.1 Entertaining Marine Railway Men - An oyster supper was given by the foreman of the Portsmouth marine railway to the employees on Wednesday evening last. It was in recognition of the successful manner in which they docked the steamer Hero during the cold weather. All the culinary attachments...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1887,   p.8 Surveying The Shoals - Last week cadets of the Royal Military College surveyed the shoal upon which the propeller Myles struck and sustained serious damage. A copy of their chart will be placed in the Whig office for inspection. We learn that a survey will be made of a dangerous shoal below...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1887,   p.4 A WRETCHED SUGGESTION. The Canadian Marine Association, an institution composed very largely of capitalists, had a meeting in Toronto a day or two ago, and discussed, among other things, the law which compels them to carry certified officers upon their lake-trading crafts. The delegates to...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1887,   p.5 A SERIOUS SHORTAGE CASE. Kicking Against The Payment For Corn Not Found In The Cargo. Yesterday the case of McKay vs. McBean was heard before Judge Price in chambers. It was an action brought by R.O. McKay, of Hamilton, against A.G. McBean, of Toronto, for $116.76, the deductions made on a...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1887,   p.1 Canada Marine Association. Kingston, Jan. 19th - To the Editor: In a late issue of the Whig I noticed an editorial headed "A Wretched Suggestion" in which people are given to understand that the Canadian Marine Association, in petitioning for the amendment of the law relating to the...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1887,   p.8 Opposed To The Move - The sailors are signing a petition which will be sent to the government, asking that no change, as suggested by the Canadian Marine Association, in regard to certificated officers upon tows, be allowed. They want the present law to be maintained. Registration Of...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1887,   p.5 Incidents Of The Day - It is rumored that Dr. Bain, Clayton, has sold one-half interest in the str. Jessie Bain for $1,000. The M.T. Co. held its annual meeting on Thursday and re-elected the old board of directors. Capt. Mullen, master of the prop. Iron Chief, of Detroit, was in the city...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1887,   p.5 CANADIAN MARINE ASSOCIATION. Kingston, Jan. 22nd - To the Editor: Justice wrote you a letter on the 20th inst., claiming that Canadian tows have to compete with American tows. I suppose he means in the matter of wages paid to mates on such vessels which do not carry certificated officers....
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1887,   p.8 THE MARINERS' PROTEST. They Don't Want The Marine Law To Be Amended. Over one hundred mariners met in the firemen's hall last evening for the purpose of considering whether it would be advisable for them to allow to go unchallenged a petition about to be sent to the minister of marine by...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 26, 1887,   ... p.8 Personal Mention - Capt. Richard Daniels, one of the oldest lake captains, is dead. Jan. 27, 1887 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1887,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Lumber, chains, ropes, and other apparatus, to be used in raising the sunken prop. Myles, have arrived from Hamilton. An attempt to raise the steamer will be made next week. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 29, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 29, 1887,   ... Jan. 29, 1887 p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Knapp, boat builder, Barriefield, shipped 40 skiffs to Montreal. Mr. Davis is building three yachts (for coal oil engines) for himself and Messrs. Alguire and Watson, of Cornwall. An ice boat left Garden Island and went as far as Pigeon Island. Good ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1887,   p.8 A Living Dividend - The directors of the Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company have declared a semi-annual dividend of 3 %. The gross earnings of the year amounted to 11 3/8 per cent on the capital stock. After making appropriations for the contemplated repairs on the steamers, there is ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1887,   p.8 A VERY SERIOUS BLOW. It Rises Very Suddenly At The Sailors' Meeting. Capt. Augustus presided and Capt. Thos. Donnelly acted as secretary of the meeting held last evening in the council chamber when the demands for a change in the marine act, by the monopolistic Canadian marine association,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 2, 1887,   p.1 Letter To Editor - about row in Council Chamber - involving Capt. Gaskin. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1887 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 3, 1887,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Davis has purchased from Mr. Anglin the hull of the old steamer City of Kingston, and will convert it into a tow barge. Folger Bros. have purchased the frame of the steamer's engine. Work For Our Mechanics - A new steamboat will be built here this winter by Mr. R....
gallerylist with thumbnailslist
Comment on this item
Sort
Media Types
Contributors
Years
1880s 1880188118821883188418851886188718881889
Map
Map of locations associated with these pictures. Click on a balloon to do a geographic search.
Item Types
Groups
Creative Commons Rights
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Kingston Newspaper clippings