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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Monday, Nov. 20, 1837 
TextNewspapers    The Kingston Marine Railway. - This is a most useful and interesting work, and one which is likely to prove not only a great public benefit but a source of profit to the enterprising proprietors. We learn that the steamer United States is to be hauled out on the Railway on Friday next, for the...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1867 
TextNewspapers    The Propeller Wisconsin Disaster The steamer "Watertown" has made two trips from Cape Vincent to Grenadier Island, to visit the wreck of the propeller "Wisconsin," but found no more of the bodies of the unfortunate passengers, though the search has been continued in the locality. The Coroner's...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1867 
TextNewspapers    The steamer "Watertown" paid another visit on Sunday last to the wreck of the "Wisconsin" on Grenadier Island, and brought away two more bodies, making seventeen in all that have been recovered. One was that of a woman, the other of a son of Mr. Creed, who lost four of his family through the ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 3, 1867 
TextNewspapers    The steamer "Pierrepont" has not yet proceeded to the wreck of the propeller "Wisconsin," but is waiting for barges to arrive from Montreal to serve as lighters. The steamer is also being fitted out with the necessary wrecking appliances. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1867 
TextNewspapers    The steamer "Pierrepont" has been engaged by the Northern Transportation Company, to raise the wreck of the burnt propeller "Wisconsin," lying at Grenadier Island. The "Pierrepont" will begin the work in a day or so, and tow the hull if successful in raising it, to Ogdensburg. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1867 
TextNewspapers    The steamer "Pierrepont" arrived from below yesterday with the barges which assisted her to raise and convey the wreck of the propeller "Wisconsin" to Ogdensburg. She was successful in putting the burnt hull into dry dock there on Tuesday afternoon. ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Fri., Dec. 26, 1902 
TextNewspapers    The crew of the tug Ferris took observations on their trip across from Oswego , regarding the lost steam barge Hall , and, from all points at which wreckage was found, concluded that the vessel went down within a radius of from five to ten miles of the Main Ducks . The Ferris left this...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday,  Sept. 1, 1893 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Thompson Tells About The Singapore's Loss Capt. Thompson, of the schr. Singapore, arrived from Oswego, yesterday afternoon, on the prop. Alcona. The captain had a rough time of it Tuesday morning, but if he could only have sailed his vessel when the time came the Singapore would not now...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Sep 1862 
TextNewspapers    A large floating elevator from Oswego, enroute to New York, was town into Kingborn's Wharf yesterday by the tug Bloore. It was once a government dredge in Oswego, and has since been changed into an elevator. It is the property of A.E. Masters Esq. of New York....
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19,  1838 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sat. , May 19, 1838,   Steam Boat Racing. - An accident occurred on board the Sir Robert Peel on her passage from this port to that of Oswego on Wednesday last, in consequence of the temerity, or we may say the wickedness of running that vessel against the Great Britain. When the two vessels were near each other and...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Friday, May 24, 1867,   The Propeller Wisconsin Disaster The steamer "Watertown" yesterday brought further information of the dreadful disaster to the Northern Transportation Co.'s propeller "Wisconsin," near Grenadier Island on Tuesday. Our account of the disaster has been substantially correct, with the exception...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867,   The steamer "Watertown" made another trip to Grenadier island yesterday morning, but did not receive any more of the dead bodies. The body of one of the deckhands who were lost in the lifeboat was recovered the day before, in a mangled condition, and brought to Cape Vincent. It is supposed that...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Thursday, Nov. 30, 1922 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Thursday, Nov. 30, 1922,   Schooner Horace Taber May Be A Total Loss _______ Effort to Get Her Coal Cargo Out before She Goes to Pieces. _______ There appears to be no doubt that the schooner Horace Taber, which went ashore at Four Mile Point is a total loss. The weather has been too rough for tugs to get very close...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1844 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1844,   p.2 Melancholy Circumstance - Loss of Life - An Inquest was held last evening at Portsmouth (2 miles from Kingston) on the bodies of Miss Eliza Jane Trelaven and Mr. Joseph Bray, who were unfortunately drowned the evening previous. It appeared in evidence that on Thursday the deceased left...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1845 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1845,   p.3 a letter to Postmaster asking about population of Kingston and number of steam boats running daily, etc. The foregoing letter has been handed to us with a request that we should answer the queries contained in it. The population of Kingston and its environs is between eleven and twelve ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 29, 1845 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 29, 1845,   p.3 Opposition Steamer Between Kingston and Oswego - The Agent of the steamer William IV, being determined to pay off Brother Jonathan for sending U.S. steamers to tow rafts on the Bay of Quinte, has placed this powerful vessel as a day boat on the route between Kingston and Oswego. The William...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1845 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 3, 1845,   p.2 Messrs. Fowler & Hood, the worthy lessees, of the Kingston Marine Railway, have just laid down the keel of a large propeller for Capt. Patterson of this Town. This Propeller is to be launched next spring and is intended for the Lake & River Trade - the following are its ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1845 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1845,   p.3 Coroner's Inquests - An inquest was held on the 7th inst., by Henry Benson, Esq., Coroner, on the body of a young man named Michael Ryan, belonging to H.M. Surveying Steamer Union, who was accidentally drowned in Navy Bay, by falling out of a punt in which he was fishing. Verdict accordingly....
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1843 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 21, 1843,   p.3 The Cobourg Star is wrong about the Frontenac being on fire; it is only a rumour to injure the character of the Frontenac. [News] ...
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 27, 1847 
TextNewspapers  British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 27, 1847,   p.3 The Lake Steamers - The advertisement which appeared in our last issue with respect to the mail steamers was altogether premature. It was simply intended that the alteration in the time of leaving this port should be announced to the public; instead of which, by an error, a transcript of the...

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