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Year:  1888 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Jun, 1888 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Jun, 1888,   COMES ALL THE WAY FROM SCOTLAND Cornwall, Ont., June 2 - [Special] - The Algonquin, the largest vessel that ever passed through the Cornwall Canal, entered today at 1:45 p.m. She was built by Napier, Shanks and Bell, Glasgow, Scotland, and left on the 21st of April. She is 253 feet long, 40...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1888,   p.3 District Dashes - The following vessels winter in Deseronto: steamers Cibola, Resolute, Reliance, Quinte, Deseronto, Southern Belle, Armenia, Nile and Rescue; schrs. Picton and Pilot; sloop Monitor and Bungeye; and barges Puritan, Isis and Industry. The steamers Southern Belle, Armenia, ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 5, 1888,   ... Jan. 5, 1888 p.5 Incidents Of The Day - During the winter a compound engine will be placed in the prop. Scotia by McEwen & Son. Men, superintended by Capt. Paul, are constructing a new long pier at Portsmouth. It will be a much stronger built pier than the one occupied previously. In the new ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1888,   p.1 Incidents Of The Day - Muir, Port Dalhousie, has sold the barge Albacore to Capt. Ewart, Colborne. New Iron Ore Dock - building near spile dock for K. & P.R.R. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1888,   p.8 Early Days On The River - steamers mentioned. [Ogdensburg Journal] Incidents Of The Day - The steamer Ida returns to the Rideau. She has been bought from her Toronto owner by Capt. Earl of the Khartoum and John Arnold, of Smith's Falls, and will run from Montreal to Kingston. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1888,   ..., 1888 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1888,   p.2 Board of Trade - work of past year - proposed dry dock, reduction of canal tolls, removal of shoals. p.8 Plenty of Steamers - There will be lively times on the Rideau canal next summer if all the passenger and freight boats expected to ply on that route enters the field. The following is a...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1888,   p.8 Mayor-Elect Thompson - biography - worked in forwarding houses, ended up at M.T. Co. from Aug. 1880 to Jan. 1, 1885. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1888,   p.5 The Yacht Building - old yacht Laura sold by Oswego men for Onondaga Lake; was built at Kingston. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 14, 1888,   p.5 A New Steamer For Canada - Capt. Moore, Prescott, is on his way to Glasgow for a new steamer for Messrs. Marks & Co., Port Arthur, to ply between Port Arthur and Kingston. She will carry 2,000 tons and draw 14 feet of water. Mr. Moore will return in the new boat, arriving about the first ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1888,   ... steamer Geneva to parties here. Capt. James Radford, of the str. City of Montreal, of Port Colborne, is in the city. He will superintend the repairs to be done to the schr. Blanche. Jan. 17, 1888 nil Jan. 18, 1888 nil Jan. 19, 1888 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1888,   p.6 Bedford Mills - Joseph Mercie, of Kingston, who has been engaged by Tett Bros. to oversee the work of placing the steambarge Mary Bedford from the Devil Lake waters across to the Rideau canal waters, finds a very rough route. He is progressing fast and hopes to complete the job this week. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1888,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Messrs. W.W. Brown and James Cochrane, Brighton, have purchased the handsome little schooner Fleet Wing. The yacht Ella, Oswego, has been sold to Dr. Judson for $500. N.B. Stone will replace the Ella by a new and fast yact. J.F. Monck, Hamilton, has purchased the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1888,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - The incorporation of the Alexandria Bay steamboat company is complete. The principal office will be at Alexandria Bay and the capital stock $30,000. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1888,   p.3 District Dashes - Jacob Rathbun, owner of one of the ferry boats at Peterson's ferry, will build a large ferry boat, and in that event will secure the license from the Sophiasburg council. He will place the old ferry boat on the Glenora-Adolphustown route. p.8 Incidents Of The Day - The...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 25, 1888,   ..., was indebted to it in a sum exceeding $11,000. The shareholders are indignant. The annual meeting on the 1st February will be one of the stormiest annuals of the company. The floating debt exceeds $350,000. There is no chance of dividends for years to come. Jan. 26, 1888 nil Jan. 27, 1888 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 28, 1888,   p.8 Incidents of the Day - Calvin & Co. have purchased the prop. Armenia from Messrs. Hume, Hagerty and Geddes, of Toronto. She will be converted into a steam barge. Personal Mention - Capt. Theo. Allen is superintending the repairs on the schr. Jessie Breck. REDUCING CANAL TOLLS. Objection ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 30, 1888,   p.1 Protecting Lake Shipping - Washington, Jan. 30th - The house committee on merchant marine made an important determination as to lake ship building. A majority of the committee had favoured the proposed free ship bill, which would admit foreign built ships, including those of Canada, to the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 31, 1888,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Nineteen steel frames for Bajus' new passenger boat were raised yesterday. It is expected that the steamer will be ready for launching in April. Yachting Information - R. Davis, shipbuilder, has sold the little steamer Carlteton (which has been owned by the Rev. O. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1888 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Feb. 1, 1888,   p.3 District Dashes - At the Deseronto shipyard workmen are busy putting a new deck on the steambarge Reliance, while the prop. Armenia is being fitted up with new tops, sides, and an arch inside. THE ROYAL COMMISSION. The Evidence Taken At The Sessions of Yesterday. (part) Capt. Gaskin said...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings