The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1879

Full Text

p.2 Toronto - At a meeting of the Toronto branch of the Lake Seamen's Union, held yesterday, it was unanimously resolved to advance the rate of wages to $1.00 per day on Lake Ontario, $1.25 per day through the Welland Canal.

p.3 Young Man Missing - may have fell off tug Frank Perew of St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Company.

Wind Wafts - The schooner Clyde, Chicago, wheat, was the only vessel passing through the canal yesterday for Kingston.

The prop. Persia, that collided with the Bismarck a short time ago, has been in Shickluna's drydock in St. Catharines, and was to start today for Montreal.

The schrs. Acacia, Bavaria, Erie Queen, Prussia and Wawanosh all take wheat from Toledo to Kingston at 5 1/4 cents, and the Lewis Ross takes corn at 5 cents. Charters have been made at 8 1/4 cents to Montreal.

News of the Day - A fireman on the steam barge Abercorn died at Port Dalhousie, from the effects of drinking ice water while going up Lake Ontario.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
Aug. 27, 1879
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 27, 1879