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Year:  1912 
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Jan 1912,   ... 1912 DAILY BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Kingston Public Library & Queen's University Stauffer Library) Jan. 1, 1912 not published Jan. 2, 1912 p.5 Too Rough For Trip - New Island Wanderer did not make run from Cape Vincent to Kingston. Jan. 3, 1912 p.8 Very Late Navigation - ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jan 1912,   ... p.5 Laid Up For the Season - New Island Wanderer, Capt. Hudson, made last trip on Saturday. Harbor Frozen Solid - Pierrepont did Island route on Saturday but had to lay up. Jan. 9, 1912 nil Jan. 10, 1912 nil Jan. 11, 1912 p.1 Federal Estimates Are Given - $50,000 for Welland Canal survey. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Jan 1912,   ... nil Jan. 17, 1912 nil Jan. 18, 1912 p.2 Court of Appeal - Meaford Elevator Co. vs Playfair - str. Mount Stephen, by breaking of mooring line, damaged marine leg of their elevator; str. Kinmount also involved. p.4 The Welland's Enlargement - editorial. Jan. 19, 1912 p.2 BARGE DAVIE ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Jan 1912,   ... p.1 Claim Is Settled - between R. & O. Navigation company and passenger on str. Rapids King; he had clothing ruined on board. Nearly 500 Vessels In Lake Carriers - President Livingstone of Lake Carriers Association at annual meeting. Jan. 23, 1912 nil Jan. 24, 1912 p.8 Death Claims Capt. ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Feb 1912,   ... at City Hall. Trent Valley Canal - Bound To Be Completed - Can't Be Dropped - [Peterboro Examiner] Feb. 2, 1912 p.1 Kingston's Harbor Is An Asset - p.5 Repairs To The Vessels - p.10 Store Grain In Boats - to alleviate congestion at Fort William. Feb. 3, 1912 p.1 Losses On The Lakes - 30...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Feb 1912,   ... - the Inland Marine Lines are said to have bought it. Feb. 9, 1912 nil Feb. 10, 1912 p.5 Repairing Sharples - Capt. H.W. Baker bought it from underwriters for $35,000, towed to Port Huron, to go into Reid's dry dock there. p.7 Held On Lake Ontario - races for George Cup. p.8 Bought A Steambarge...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Feb 1912,   ... nil Feb. 16, 1912 p.1 Start New Lighthouse - near Lake Ontario Park; Mr. Regan is gov't expert in charge. R. & O. Earnings - p.3 To Stop At Oswego, N.Y. - R. & O. str. Rochester to stop at Higgins & Kingford wharf. p.6 He Proposes A Ship Canal - the representative from Oswego ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1912,   ... p.2 For 40 Years A Navigator - Capt. Thomas John Jones commanded Pumper and most other boats on Rideau. [Ottawa Free Press] Abandoned Plan - for breakwater from Murney Tower to Pt. Frederick. p.6 Late Lake Navigation - with higher rates is predicted. Feb. 23, 1912 p.3 THE SHIPYARDS ARE BUSY ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Mar 1912,   ... the employees of the shipbuilding company to have an accident insurance company formed among themselves. A doctor will be engaged so that the men, when injured, can be taken care of, and when laid off work, through accident, would be compensated. A meeting of the men will be called soon. March 2, 1912 p.2...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Mar 1912,   ... Gov't Urged To Deepen Welland - p.6 Purchased A Steamer - George Plunkett of Cobourg, who already owns str. City of New York and schooner Kitchen, bought str. Henry E. Packer; Capt. C. Daryeau is putting new decks on schooner Ford River. March 12, 1912 p.1 To Release Turret Cape - Reid...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Mar 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Mar 1912,   ... p.1 Preparing To Rush Grain - By The Lakes - p.6 The New Steamer For Thousand Islands - profile drawing and description. Will Shortly Be Launched - work progressing on government quarantine steamer; Port Colborne and Keyport also repaired. March 19, 1912 p.1 steamer City of Hamilton getting ......
1 Jan 1912 
TextNewspapers  1 Jan 1912,   ... market. Fitting Out Vessels of M.T. Company - March 26, 1912 nil March 27, 1912 p.1 Borden Gov't takes steps towards construction of Georgian Bay canal - $12,000 towards a commission. p.2 $150,000 For Harbor - Dominion Gov't supplementary estimates contain $160,000 for Kingston harbor...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Apr 1912,   ... minister of railways and canals has decided on Ten Mile Creek route for enlarged Welland Canal. April 2, 1912 p.6 To Fit Out Vessels - p.8 Kingston Yacht Club - election of new commodore; want to have Cedar Island made into public park; Arrangements for George's Cup. April 3, 1912 p.1 The Marine...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Apr 1912,   p.5 New Steamer Named - Thousand Islander being built at Toledo, Ohio. p.8 St. Lawrence Open - ferry steamer Bigelow running from Morristown to Brockville. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1912,   p.5 Up To Steamer Pierrepont - The steamer Pierrepont will be the first boat to break the ice to the island this spring. At the present time the steamer Wolfe Islander is ashore on the Island and the veteran Pierrepont will be forced to go over and pull her off. It is understood that the Wolfe ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Apr 1912,   p.5 Fitting Out Vessels - Capt. Sullivan for Prince Rupert; Capt. Coons for Simla; Capt. Beaupre for India. p.6 I.M.C. - Maple Leaf Milling Co. bought burned str. Cataract, formerly the Miles (sic - Myles) which ran on Myles shoal off Kingston; also recently purchased steamer Algonquin; ship ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Apr 1912,   p.5 Repairs To Steamers - Caspian and North King. p.8 Likely Another Week - before harbor opens. Had Very Narrow Escape - Mate Ward fell through ice while painting schr. Julia B. Merrill. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Apr 1912,   p.2 Came Out In Convict Ship - James Moore sails on schr. St. Louis; he came from Australia years ago on convict ship Success as part of crew. Arranging For Transfer - George Pound (Pond ?) of Sailors' Mission work at Snug Harbor. p.7 To Be Launched at Detroit - new steel str. for George Hall...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Apr 1912,   ... nil April 15, 1912 p.1 S.S. Titanic Sinking - (3 articles) First Steamers Pass Detroit - Wyandotte and Alpena. p.2 May Be Late In Week - before navigation opens. Came Over In Ice Scows - p.3 Lake Erie ports report tidal wave on south shore Friday night. p.5 Vessels In Readiness - New Island ......
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1912 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1912,   p.1 full page on loss of Titanic. p.2 Ice Is Going Out - Wolfe Islander got part way to city. p.5 Harbor Ice Breaking Up - Destroyed By Fire - 2 of over 30 boathouses near Cotton Mill. M.T. Co's Tug Broke Ice - near Port Arthur on May 26th, 1888 - the tug James A. Walker. p.7 New Line of ...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings