The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1886

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Lake and river are free of ice.

Capt. Patrick Langan will sail the schr. G.C. Finney.

The steamer Pierrepont will begin her trips to Gananoque on Monday.

The schr. Sylvester Neelon is being overhauled at Port Dalhousie.

The latest reports from the Straits are that the ice is still solid below the Skillagalee reef.

The props. Cuba, Armenia, and California will make a specialty of passenger travel this season.

The following wages tariff was agreed on by the St. Catharines branch of the Seamen's Union: Vessel sailors - $1.20 per day; barge sailors - $1.00 per day.

The water in the schr. Ryan is being pumped out. She has been chartered by the Rathbun agency to carry lath to Charlotte and bring coal back.

The schr. Herbert Dudley was towed to Wolfe Island today by the str. Pierrepont. She will load 16,000 bushels of barley owned by Richardson & Son for Oswego.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1886