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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881,   1881 BRITISH WHIG (available on microfilm at Queen's University - Stauffer Library, and Kingston-Frontenac Public Library) (Daily British Whig for Jan. 1-13, 1881 is missing on microfilm.) Weekly British Whig, Jan. 6, 1881 p.1 Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881,   p.1 Town And Country - Marine - Calvin's ship Garden Island being overhauled and re-coppered in Belfast, Ireland. p.2 Town And Country - Barges Chartered - Collinsby Rafting Co. has chartered two barges from K. & M. Forwarding Co. to carry timber. Brothers Disputing - Edward Farrell, mate of ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881,   p.2 Town And Country - Schooners For Sale - due to enlargement of Welland Canal - Undine, Edward Blake and Lady Dufferin. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885,   (from originals at Queen's University - Special Collections) p.1 Parrot's Bay Driftings - The Crusoe is almost completed and will be ready for the opening of navigation, Capt. Rothwell having completely renovated her, making her in excellent condition for the season's trade. p.4 Marine ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885,   p.1 Reed's Bay Ripples - R. Davis, lighthouse keeper, Pigeon Island, is getting a new sailboat for the service. She is first-class in every respect and does credit to her builder, W.C. Wills, who is also building two steam yachts for city gentlemen, to be propelled with Shipman engine. p.2 ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885,   p.1 & 2 missing p.4 General Items - Geo. Thurston, of St. Catharines, died on Friday. Some thirteen years ago he left Kingston and took charge of Shickluna's shipyard, which position he held until death. He was a Methodist, converted at 15. He was 70 years of age. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885,   p.2 THE FISHING INDUSTRY . The fishing industry is still carried on to a considerable extent, especially along Lake Ontario. The Watertown Times says that at Port Ontario, Sackett's Harbor, Cape Vincent, Three Mile Bay and Chaumont are concerns of considerable capital and extent, who deal in ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885,   (p. 1, 2, 5 & 6 missing) p.4 A Deck Hand Drowned - On Saturday morning, when the str. Algerian was moving from the dock at Clayton, on her way to Montreal, Kenny, a deck hand, was standing in the aft gangway holding a rope. Suddenly he fell into the water. The str. was stopped but the young ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885,   (pages 3, 4, 5 & 6 missing) p.1 Deseronto Briefs - Notwithstanding the wind the str. Resolute left Oswego at 9 o'clock on Monday night and reached this port at 2 o'clock on Tuesday morning. Capt. Gowan says the steamer was knocked about considerably, being light. p.8 MARINE INTELLIGENCE ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885,   (p. 1 & 2 missing) p.4 General Items - The Royal Mail Line has settled with Capt. George Sweet, of Clayton, for the steamer Corsican running into the steamer Maynard for $450. A survey of the schr. Jamaica, ashore near Chicago, shows the vessel to be a total loss. Her decks are entirely ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885,   (p. 1-4 missing) p.5 A VESSEL'S FATE. Many Kingstonians will remember the barque Alexander, owned by Capt. Geo. Malone, and over which the Merchants' Bank had a lively dispute. She was high and dry once at Wolfe Island and was afterwards taken to Chicago. The Inter-Ocean says: "She has gone....
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885,   (p.1 & 2 missing) p.5 FOUNDERED IN MID-LAKE The schr. Lillie Hamilton, well-known here, foundered on Lake Michigan on Thursday last. Capt. William Slatter with seven men reached Milwaukee on Sunday in two small boats, worn and exhausted after their struggles. Captain Slatter told the story ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885,   (p. 3 & 4 missing) p.5 The Late John Dickson - On Saturday morning, very soon after the str. Hero left Deseronto, a break took place in her boiler, and the water getting down on the fire created a steam and suffocated John Dickson, the fireman, a son of John Dickson, shoemaker, Ontario St., ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1885,   (p.3 & 4 missing) p.2 General Items - Capt. John Gibson, a well-known lake sailor, died suddenly at his home, Oswego, on Tuesday. Captain Gibson had commanded a great many vessels on the lakes and was universally respected. Capt. J.T. Jackson, long known on the lakes as an able master, but ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1885,   (missing p. 7 & 8) p.2 General Items - Messrs. Breck & Booth have contracted to repair the schr. T.J. King, owned by Messrs. Dunnan & Griffin, of Chicago. The schooner lies at Garden Island. She will be hauled out at Portsmouth and about $5,000 spent upon her. As she is an American ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1885,   p.1 MARINE INTELLIGENCE. The schr. N.T. Greewood has gone to St. John's Island, to load stone for Port Hope. Extensive improvements have been made at Eilbeck's elevator during the past few months. A grain elevator has been placed in the second storey of the building, and now a car can be run...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1885,   p.2 Drowned Near Chicago - Michael Patrick Scanlon off schr. Belle Brown, on way from Green Bay, six miles off Chicago. ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1885,   p.2 New Steamers For the River - Mr. Pierce, who designed the steamer St. Lawrence, has drafted plans for two steamers, similar to the St. Lawrence in construction and equipment, for the C.P.R. The steamers are designed to run between Kingston and Montreal, connecting between rail and steamer to...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1885,   p.5 Daily Whig, 13th BARGE ACCIDENT Last evening the tug Traveller (Capt. J. Sullivan) left Portsmouth with the barges Beauport and Adventure for Montreal. The Beauport carried 400,000 feet of deals, consigned to Ross & Co., Quebec. The Adventure had 75,000 bushels of wheat, consigned to ...
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1885 
TextNewspapers  Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 22, 1885,   p.2 General Items - When the barge Adventure struck down the river two of the sailors leaped into the water and had to swim a mile before shore was reached. Thursday the schooner Cornelia, Capt. Hollenbeck, arrived at Clayton from Deseronto with lumber. After the lines were made fast the mate,...
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Kingston Newspaper clippings