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Year:  1900 
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug 1900 
TextNewspapers  Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 10 Aug 1900,   *DAVID DOWS - 5-mast schr built by Bailey Bros, Toledo, 1881. She was 265 ft., 1481 gt. Lost 11/25/1889 off Whiting, Ind, 10 mi SSE of Chicago. The larger lakes "schooners" mentioned were actually schooner-barges. An example: CHATTANOOGA, built 1898 by Jas. Davidson, W. Bay City, in 1898....
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1900,   ... 1900 BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston-Frontenac Public Library, and at Queen's University - Stauffer Library) Jan. 2, 1900 p.5 A Successful Launch - On Friday afternoon last, a new crib for the locomotive works was launched at the side of the main wharf without damage to the ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1900,   ... p.2 Incidents of the Day - The harbor is quite clear of ice today, although there is a mass around the islands. The steamer Pierrepont was able to go to Cape Vincent, leaving at half-past eleven this morning. Jan. 9, 1900 p.2 Incidents of the Day - Another beautiful sheet of ice formed in the ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Jan 1900,   .... Jan. 16, 1900 p.6 Sent Down A Big Pump - The Calvin company on Saturday last shipped to Newfoundland for use of the Collins Bay wrecking company, at present attempting to raise the wrecked steamship Scottish King, a large steam pump. The company expected to have the Scottish King raised by December 5...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Jan 1900,   ... the steamer there for Cape Vincent. There were a fair number of passengers from the Cape this afternoon. Jan. 19, 1900 p.2 Does It Refer To Steamers? - A prominent alderman made the statement this morning that when ice formed in the harbor, a steamer according to bylaw No. 490 respecting the harbor, passed...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1900,   ... p.6 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Pierrepont made two trips to Garden Island today. There is no ice yet in the American channel, and row boats are used with which to get across to the Cape. Jan. 23, 1900 p.2 Gambling Is Their Bane - James Potter, the sailors' missionary, says gambling is ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Jan 1900,   ... p.2 To Be Smelted At Belleville - The Belleville rolling mills company has chartered Capt. Chapman's tug, the Ferris. They will utilize her next season in hauling barges laden with iron ore down the Rideau to Kingston..... Jan. 30, 1900 p.2 Davis & Sons, shipbuilders, have at present ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1900,   ... p.1 NOTICE - The Annual Meeting of the shareholders of the Calvin Company, Limited, will be held at the office of the company on Garden Island, on Tuesday, 13th February, 1900, at 1 o'clock p.m. Anthony Malone, Secretary. p.5 Two Minutes Before Time - A suit against the R. & O. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Feb 1900,   ... p.1 Steamer Turret Age Libelled - Halifax, Feb. 5th - for $50,000 for sinking the steamer Lloyd S. Porter in the St. Lawrence last fall. Feb. 6, 1900 p.5 Capt. Thomas Donnelly is at present at Detroit where a suit is in progress between the owners of the barge Morley and the owners of the car ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1900,   .... Feb. 9, 1900 p.2 Personal Mention - Architect Noble of the public works department, arrived in the city last night to resume work on the lighthouse on Snake Island shoal. Feb. 10, 1900 p.2 Personal Mention - Breden Orr, keeper of the Snake Island lighthouse, was in the city today and drove W...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Feb 1900,   ... p.6 Incidents of the Day - Lieut.-Col. W.P. Anderson, Ottawa, chief engineer and general superintendent of lighthouses, is in the city for the purpose of overseeing the commencement of work on the new Snake Island lighthouse. Feb. 13, 1900 p.2 Yesterday's Ice Yacht Race - first of 3 for Calvin ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Feb 1900,   ... in the level of the water in Lake Huron. Incidents of the Day - Government engineer Kirby, Ottawa, was in the city yesterday, inspecting the Portsmouth pier. Feb. 17, 1900 p.2 Fine Cut Of A Kingston Yacht - In the last issue of the Rudder, a New York yachting periodical, appears a fine photograph...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Feb 1900,   ...; the Cape Vincent ice yachtsmen refused to race in the light wind. Feb. 20, 1900 p.1 International Yacht Race - ice yachts finished in this order: 1 - Jack Frost, J.B. Carruthers; 2 - Whistlewing, W. Kent; 3 - Snow Cloud, H.S. Folger. p.5 Our Washington Letter - enormous trade on the Great Lakes; figures...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Feb 1900,   .... The delegation also asked that the government widen the ship canal above the locks and enlarge it otherwise.... Feb. 22, 1900 p.2 An Unfortunate Ending - To the International Ice Yacht Races - for Walker international challenge cup. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Feb 1900,   ... the contract is being put together and will be shipped on March 5th. It will be completed at its destination. The steam yacht for the Montreal yacht club has not been started, but will be shortly. On Saturday half of the ship carpenters will be released, as their work is getting light. Feb. 24, 1900 p.1...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Feb 1900,   ... complain that they do not know what rate of wages they are to receive. They have been working now for seventeen days, have not received any money, and do not know what is due them. Feb. 27, 1900 p.5 William Stewart, Montreal, superintendent of the C.A.T. company's barge line, is in the city...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1900,   ... several galvanized iron life boats for the M.T. company. Wooden boats, when left in the heat on the deck of a steamer, soon warp and shrink, rendering them leaky. With galvanized boats nothing of this sort will occur. March 2, 1900 p.2 Personal Mention - Capt. Moore, of the steamer Myles, arrived...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Mar 1900,   ... terms of the treatment they received in Detroit from the judge, and also from the lawyers on the opposite side; they were sharp but had a bad case. March 6, 1900 p.2 Incidents of the Day - The new steamer Rideau Queen, being built by Davis & Sons, will run from Clayton to Ottawa. Kingston...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Mar 1900,   ... nil March 9, 1900 p.6 Capt. Richard Fitzgerald of the steamer John Rugee, well known in Brockville, has been granted an increase of pension by the United States government from $15 to $33 per month. March 10, 1900 p.5 Lobsters In the Bay of Quinte - W.C. McDonald, of Thurlow, has caught ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Mar 1900 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Mar 1900,   ... p.5 To Sail the Great Lakes - plans for 2 passenger steamers submitted to American shipbuilding company for bids; to run between Chicago and Buffalo, 470' x 50' x 20', triple-expansion engines. March 13, 1900 p.6 W.S. Parker, engineer, steamer Corsican, left this morning for Sorel to ......
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