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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 6, 1881
    textnewspaper       p.1 Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent them from receiving injury should they strike a rock, was first conceived by Mr. Wm. Power, of this city, many years ago. The Royal Mail Steamboat Company first adopted it. Port of Kingston - number of vessels arriving ...
    textnewspaper     p.1 Planking Steamers - The idea of planking iron steamers to prevent them from receiving injury should they strike a rock, was first conceived by Mr. Wm. Power, of this ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1881
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 20, 1881
    textnewspaper       p.2 Town And Country - Schooners For Sale - due to enlargement of Welland Canal - Undine, Edward Blake and Lady Dufferin. ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Town And Country - Schooners For Sale - due to enlargement of Welland Canal - Undine, Edward Blake and Lady Dufferin. ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Kingston, May 23, 1867
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Kingston, May 23, 1867
    textnewspaper       Terrible Disaster near Cape Vincent.The Propeller "Wisconsin" Burnt at Grenadier Island30 Lives Lost - 50 Persons SavedA Complete Wreck_______On Tuesday night a frightful disaster occurred near Cape Vincent to the Northern Transportation Company's propeller "Wisconsin," by which ...
    textnewspaper     Terrible Disaster near Cape Vincent.The Propeller "Wisconsin" Burnt at Grenadier Island30 Lives Lost - 50 Persons SavedA Complete Wreck_______On Tuesday night a frightful disaster occurred near Cape Vincent to the ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 26, 1885
    textnewspaper       (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 ...
    textnewspaper     (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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 2, 1885
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 9, 1885
    textnewspaper       p.12 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. ...
    textnewspaper     p.12 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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1885
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 1, 2, 56 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 ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 1, 2, 56 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, ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 6, 1885
    textnewspaper       (pages 3,4, 56 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 ...
    textnewspaper     (pages 3,4, 56 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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 13, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 12 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 ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 12 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. ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1885
    textnewspaper       (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 ...
    textnewspaper     (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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p.12 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 ...
    textnewspaper     (p.12 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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p. 34 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, ...
    textnewspaper     (p. 34 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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1885
    textnewspaper       (p.34 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 ...
    textnewspaper     (p.34 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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1885
    textnewspaper       (missing p. 78) p.2 General Items - Messrs. BreckBooth have contracted to repair the schr. T.J. King, owned by Messrs. DunnanGriffin, 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 vessel her ...
    textnewspaper     (missing p. 78) p.2 General Items - Messrs. BreckBooth have contracted to repair the schr. T.J. King, owned by Messrs. DunnanGriffin, of Chicago. The schooner lies at Garden Island. She ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1885
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 1, 1885
    textnewspaper       p.2 Drowned Near Chicago - Michael Patrick Scanlon off schr. Belle Brown, on way from Green Bay, six miles off Chicago. ...
    textnewspaper     p.2 Drowned Near Chicago - Michael Patrick Scanlon off schr. Belle Brown, on way from Green Bay, six miles off Chicago. ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 8, 1885
    textnewspaper       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 ...
    textnewspaper     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, ...
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  • Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1885
    Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1885
    textnewspaper       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 RossCo., Quebec. The Adventure had 75,000 bushels of wheat, ...
    textnewspaper     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 ...
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