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Year:  1893 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Jan 1893,   ... 1893 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Frontenac Public Library and Queen's University Stauffer Library) Jan. 1, - 14, 1893 missing on microfilm ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1893,   ... Jan. 16, 17, 18, 1893 missing on microfilm Jan. 19, 1893 p.1 Incidents - Ed. Taylor, late engineer of the tug Petrel, will go to Hamilton to fit up a steamer there. He goes on a lake boat next season. The Limekiln Club - The first meeting of the limekiln club took place in a building on ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jan 1893,   ... will be in charge again next season. p.4 The White Oak Changes Hands - The schooner White Oak was sold by Capt. Joseph Dix to Capt. Quinn, of Oakville, for $2, ?, yesterday. The White Oak is one of the best vessels on Lake Ontario. Jan. 21, 1893 p.1 Incidents of the Day - Joseph Lalonde, nearly suffocated by gas...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Jan 1893,   ....R. Booth, Ottawa, was similarly treated. Capt. Thomas Donnelly, Kingston, is prosecuting on behalf of the department, and has five or six charges still on hand. Jan. 25, 1893 p.1 Incidents of the Day - Capt. D. Hinckley, of the str. Maud, is moving from Cape Vincent to the city. He will reside on Brock...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jan 1893,   p.1 Many Were Fined - Capt. Donnelly has just returned from the Nipissing district where he has been engaged prosecuting steamboat owners for infractions of the steamboat inspection act. The owners of the steamers Booth and Camilla were arraigned before Judge Doran and fined $660 and costs for ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jan 1893,   ... on spiles. An Awkward Condition - James Mahoney, one of the schr. Glenora's crew last fall, suffering from sprained ankle. Jan. 30, 1893 p.1 Some Fine Timber - Seven cars of oak timber arrived over the K. & P.R. last week for the Kingston & Montreal forwarding company at Portsmouth. Teams...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1893,   p.1 Purchased The Steamer Princess Louise - Ira Folger has purchased the steamer Princess Louise from Capt. Rothwell for $1,800. The steamer will be thoroughly fitted up and renovated. She will be used in the Thousand Island and St. Lawrence steamboat company. The vessel is now lying at Collins...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Feb 1893,   p.1 Water Works Matters - ....The question of renting the water works wharf came up. Mayor Polson did not see that there was much use renting the premises for fifty-six dollars a year. This was all Breck & Booth paid last year. The wharf cost $8,000..... should rent it for $150 a year; the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Feb 1893,   p.1 A Lake and River Steamer - W.B. Phelps, jr., Oswego, is in receipt of a letter from S.A. Doran, New York, stating that a movement is on foot there to organize a steamboat company with a capital of $100,000, the boats to run between Charlotte, Oswego and the St. Lawrence river. The gentlemen...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Feb 1893,   ... p.1 Incidents of the Day - Samuel Brisbin, first engineer of the prop. Algonquin, is now here superintending the improvements to be made in the machinery of the Algonquin, preparatory to an early start for the upper lakes. Feb. 6, 1893 p.1 Marine Notes - John Rice has been billetted as first ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Feb 1893,   ... and Kingston. W. Jones, second engineer of the prop. Algonquin, is here from Toronto to work on the boat. City Council - discuss question of whether yachts should be tax exempt like commercial steamers. Feb. 8, 1893 p.1 Marine Matters - The M.T. Co.'s new barge is about finished. The sloop Woodduck...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Feb 1893,   ... on the opening of navigation and shipped by train to Toronto. She will be used on Muskoka lake next summer. Feb. 10, 1893 p.1 A Big Fine Imposed - The adjourned case against J.R. Smith & Sons, North Bay, owners of the steamer Sparrow, was resumed before Judge Doran on Wednesday. They pleaded guilty to two...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Feb 1893,   .... Feb. 13, 1893 p.1 General Paragraphs - Joseph Deroche, mate of the schooner B.W. Folger for several years, will probably take charge of the schr. Cole next season, with E. Henderson, Mill Haven, mate. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Feb 1893,   DEATH OF CAPTAIN PIERCE. Capt. D.C. Pierce, a former resident of Clayton, N.Y., is dead, aged sixty-six years. He began life as a sailor in 1845, and in 1847 became master of the schr. John Porter. He made a trip in 1857 to England in the schr. Dean Richmond. He crossed in seventeen days. Again...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1893,   ..., owned by C.F. Gildersleeve, in readiness for navigation. J. Hickey has been re-appointed chief engineer and T. Callaghan assistant of the North King. W. Hazlett will look after the machinery of the str. Hero with M. Redmond as assistant. Feb. 16, 1893 p.1 Incidents of the Day - Davis & Sons...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Feb 1893,   p.1 Incidents of the Day - The M.T. Co.'s boat is to be built by Royalton & Dixon, Middleborough, on the Tee river. The boat is to be completed in May, when it will come over with a cargo of merchandise. That Notable Trip. Kingston, Feb. 18th - To the Editor: In your issue of the 14th ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1893,   ... engineer at the dry dock, has been engaged as engineer of the tug Walker for the season of 1893. Capt. Creighton says that thirty years ago, when crossing the lake on the str. Lady of the Lake, in the middle of June, small icebergs were encountered. The boat's wheels were badly smashed. The str...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1893,   p.1 Marine Matters. The str. Hero will be thoroughly overhauled. Work was started in this direction today. The schr. Dunn is in first class shape, and no improvements will be necessary in the spring. Capt. Joseph Dix had his eye on the schr. Wave Crest, but the boat had changed hands before...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Feb 1893,   p.1 The Company's Works. J. Gilborne, of the R. & O. N. Co.'s shops, Sorel, in the city, says the company has at present about 300 men employed. There are twenty-three of the company's boats laid up at Sorel. The repairing shops there make an immense establishment. One shop is about the size ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1893 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Feb 1893,   p.1 Incidents of the Day - Today American steamboat inspectors Motier and Chestnut, of Oswego, and Fitzgerald, of Buffalo, inspected the steamers of the Thousand Island steamboat company at this port. General repairs are being made to the str. Pierrepont. About $500 will be spent on her. p.2 ...
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