The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1886

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The schr. Watertown while entering the harbor carried away the jibboom of the schr. Boyce.

The schr. B.W. Taylor's crew, who struck for $1.50 per day, did not get the increase. Another crew was secured.

Entered the Welland Canal for Kingston - schr. F.D. Barker, Toledo, corn; schr. F.J. King, Toledo, timber; steam-barge Enterprise and consorts, Beaverstone River, timber; prop. Shickluna, Escanaba, lumber.

As the steamer Nipigon, towing three coal barges was entering the harbor at Charlotte, a sailor named Nathan Hill fell headforemost into the hold of one of the barges, his neck being broken. The remains were taken to his home at Prescott.

Arrivals: prop. California, Montreal; str. Hiram A. Calvin, Montreal, four barges, light, two for the K. & M.F. Co., and two for the M.T. Co.; schr. Watertown, Chicago, 21,260 bush. wheat; schr. Oliver Mitchell, Chicago, 22,440 bush. corn; schr. G.D. Boyes, Chicago, 20,000 bush. wheat; schr. Nassau, Chicago, 21,284 bush. wheat; schr John Magee, Toledo, 21,730 bush. corn; schr. C.B. Benson, Toledo, 21,100 bush. corn; schr. B.W. Folger, Sodus Point, 213 tons coal.

Cleared: schr. Annie Falconer, Oswego, 188,500 feet lumber; schr. Laura, Cleveland, light; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 107,919 feet lumber; sloop Two Brothers, Cape Vincent, 1,430 ties; schr. Mystic Star, Charlotte, light; schr. White Star, Charlotte, light; prop. Monteagle, Charlotte, light; prop. Bruno, Cleveland, light; schr. Pride of America, Cleveland, to load coal for Owen Sound; prop. Myles, Hamilton, will get a new cylinder at this place.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 26, 1886