The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1888

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T. Dalton, mate of the schr. Huron, will arrive in a few days with a crew from the Welland canal.

The schooner Sylvester Neelon, sunk in a collision at Port Maitland last fall, has been almost entirely rebuilt.

The steamer Olive has again changed hands, John Forgie, Smith's Falls, having sold his interest to Mr. Healy for $3,000.

The schr. Blanche, which ran ashore last fall in the Bay of Quinte, with a cargo of grain, has received new planks and been generally repaired.

The name of one of the St. Lawrence company's steamers has been changed from Thorne to Islander, and Mr. Udell, has been appointed engineer.

Capt. John Gowan will command the str. Resolute; Capt. John Bartley, Reliance; Capt. Anderson, Armenia; Capt. Christie, Quinte; Capt. Skillen, Deseronto; Capt. Daly, Nile and Capt. Rowe, Rescue.

Incidents Of The Day - Sailors wages out of this port have been fixed at $1.50 per day on schooners, and $1.25 per day on barges. Masters of schooners sailing on Lake Ontario only will be asked to pay $1.25 per day.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 14, 1888