Sessional Papers of the Parliament of the Dominion of Canada Volume 21, No. 7

Sessional Papers of the Parliament of the Dominion of Canada Volume 21, No. 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Department of Marine, being Statement of Expenditure on account of Winter Communication with Prince Edward Island, for Fiscal Year ended 80th June, 1887. APPENDIX No. 28 To The Twentieth Annual Report Op The Department Op Marine, Being Report Of Progress Of Georgian Bat SurVey DURING THE SEASON OF 1887. Ottawa, 3rd November, 1887. The Honourable The Minister of Marine and Fisheries. Sir, --I have the honour to report that the winter of 1886-87 was fully occupied in drawing for the engraver a chart of that portion of the north-east shore of Georgian Bay comprised between Byng Inlet and Collins' Inlet, also especial plans of French River and Clapperton Channel. Sailing directions to accompany these charts were written and printedas a supplement to the " Georgian Bay Pilot." ..c While fitting out the vessel at Owen Sound in the past spring, I erected beacons outside the harbour by which masters of vessels can, if they choose, obtain the errors of their compasses on the eight principal points, the particulars of which were conveyed to the Department in my letter of the 9th of May. On the 10th of the same month I left Owen Hound with a party of twenty-nine officers and men, arriving at Spanish River on the 12th, where I disembarked my first assistant with his boat's crew--the vessel being too small to accommodate the whole party--and they remained under canvas until the end of September in various camps between Spanish River and Algoma Mills, sketching in the coast and sounding that shore. -, Between the 13th and 28th of May I was working in the vicinity of Byng Inlet, on the north-east shore of Georgian Bay, completing the work which the persistently bad weather had compelled me to relinquish in the previous...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236894448
  • 9781236894441