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Year:  1889 
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Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 21, 1889 
TextNewspapers  Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Friday, Aug. 21, 1889,   AN IMPORTANT WORK. _____ The Waters of Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Connected by Canal at the Head of the Bay. One of the most dangerous places on Lake Ontario is just south of the eastern extremity of Prince Edward county . Most of the wrecks that have occurred on this lake have ...
Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Evening News (Buffalo, NY), Monday, July 22, 1889,   Boiler Explosion. Narrow Escape of the Engineer and Fireman of the Steamer LOTUS SEEKER Thousand Island Park, July 22. - The boiler of the LOTUS SEEKER was blown up yesterday afternoon while lying at the private dock of her owner, E. R. Holden of new York, and vice-president of the Delaware,...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 2, 1889,   ... (missing pages 1-4) 1889 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Queen's University - Stauffer Library, and Kingston-Frontenac Public Library) Jan. 2, 1889 (missing pages 1-4) ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 3, 1889,   p.8 Against A Steamboat Company - Thousand Islands and Montreal Steamboat Co. - all stockholders live in Montreal, company is virtually defunct. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 4, 1889,   ... p.7 In Memoriam - Late Patrick McAvoy, Wolfe Island - had been lighthouse keeper at Knapp's Point for many years. Jan. 5, 1889 nil ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 7, 1889,   p.1 Incidents Of The Day - Capt. R. LaRush leaves for Picton today to look after the building of his sloop. He has given the contract to William Redmond of that place. The boat will cost over $2,000. p.5 Sudden Death of Capt. John Fraser - at St. Catharines, had been sailing for many years. p.8...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 8, 1889,   p.4 Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company - meeting of directors; to be election of president to replace late A. Murray on Feb. 4th. p.8 This morning the Laura D. arrived from Simcoe Island with 20 passengers and a quantity of freight. The Ogdensburg transit company, with a capital of ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 9, 1889,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - James Swift is attending the annual meeting in Toronto of the Canadian Marine Association. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 10, 1889,   p.1 A Howl Of The Wind - high winds, str. Van Allen and tug Walker break loose, drift to Barriefield beach; barges of K. & M. F. Co. break loose at Portsmouth and drift to Penitentiary dock. p.8 Incidents Of The Day - The hull of the propeller Lake Ontario, burned at Charlotte, N.Y., will be ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 11, 1889,   p.1 NAVIGATING THE LAKES Their Grieveances - Memorializing the Government. Toronto, Jan. 10th - At the meeting of the Canadian inland marine association, a number of matters of interest were brought up. A resolution was passed to petition the government to amend the steamboat act so that ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 12, 1889,   ... Island and is still aground. Jan. 14, 1889 nil ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 15, 1889,   p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Leslie (Lesslie ?) purchased the steambarge Isaac May and two barges, and also the schr. Neelon. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 16, 1889,   p.8 REGISTERED VESSELS The Tonnage Of The Craft Registered At The Port of Kingston. The following is a statement of vessels registered under the late Canadian act and on the register at this port: 9 schooners, measuring 1,428 tons; 3 sloops, measuring 93 tons; 21 barges, measuring 3,401 tons;...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 17, 1889,   p.4 Wolfe Island Notes - Deryo's (Daryaw ?) sloop drifted in the gale from Simcoe Island to the shore near the mouth of the Wolfe Island canal. A party were working on Monday to release her. The ferry question is not yet settled. The only offer is from the old reliables, the Folger company. They...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 18, 1889,   p.8 Four or five years ago the schr. Belle went ashore laden with coal. She was released in a bad condition and towed below Cataraqui bridge, where her cargo was lightened. The Folger Bros., who own her, have given permission to poor people to use her timber for firewood. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 19, 1889,   p.1 Late Local News - Capt. Collier has chartered the schr. Philo Bennett to load scrap iron at a point ten miles from Kingston. The schooner has been fitted out. p.8 MERCHANTS CONFIDENT The Board of Trade in Session. - discuss need for elevator; reciprocity in wrecking laws discussed by ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 21, 1889,   p.4 Reduce The Tolls - the petition to be sent to government. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1889,   p.1 Incidents Of The Day - Capt. Fraser is putting repairs to the extent of $1,500 on the barge Southampton. Capt. Gheogham (sic - Geoghegan) states that his engagement with the M.T. company begins yearly in the spring and ends with the close of navigation. He was not dismissed for negligence of...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 23, 1889,   p.1 MARINE INTELLIGENCE. The tug Jessie Hall is being rebuilt. Her repairs will cost $700. The locomotive works company is compounding the engine. The steambarge Glengarry is on the ways. Her stern is being altered. A new boiler, costing $7,000, is being constructed for her at the locomotive...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1889 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 24, 1889,   p.8 Incidents Of the Day - The schr. J.H. Breck is unloading coal at Breck & Booth's dock, the first cargo to be discharged this year. Works Of The Year - 2,818 yards of stone removed from Point Frederick shoal, from Aug. 1st, 1887 to June 30th, 1888. ...
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