The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 3, 1880


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p.3 Dry Dock For Kingston - discussed in House of Commons (details).

Higher Wages - The lake captains are debating the advisability of following the seamen in a movement for higher wages. At St. Catharines a number of Captains have held a meeting, and by a resolution have declared that they cannot live on the present wages.

Wind Wafts - The steamer City of Belleville will run on the Georgian Bay next year. She was not very renumerative on the Bay of Quinte. The boat is at this port receiving repairs.

The ice in the harbour is showing signs of rottenness.

The Pierrepont will be ready for service tomorrow evening.

The ice on the Bay of Quinte has been partially broken up by the recent mild weather.


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Date of Original:
March 3, 1880
Local identifier:
KN.13886
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 3, 1880