The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 13, 1864

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p.2 The ship carpenters of Oswego are on a strike. They demand $3 per day for their services hereafter.

p.3 Raft Ashore - On Monday morning last a large raft of square timber, towed by the steamer Hercules, went ashore and broke up near Port Oshawa. The wind blowing from the lake at the time, the greater part of the timber was washed ashore. [Oshawa Vindicator]

Imports - 12th - Str Ontario, Ogdensburg - E.H. Todd, 4 bbls cider.

Str Bay State, Lewiston - D.C., 6 bbls, 7 crts; Mrs. Chrysler, 1 crt fruit; G. Wortly, 22 bbls apples, 2 bxs grapes, 1 bag peas; W. Pipe, 2 bales corks; S. Heaslop, 1 bdle cane; E.H. Todd, 2 bxs peaches.

Sailor Drowned - The schooner Catherine, of Hamilton, Capt. Francis McMaster, of Kingston, when about 30 miles off Oswego, last night, lost overboard a man by the name of Wm. Abbot, of Long Island. He was knocked overboard by the foreboom, occasioned by a shift of wind. The boat was lowered and ran back at least a quarter of a mile, but no trace of the unfortunate man could be found. Boards and other articles had been promptly thrown overboard, but he was probably unable to reach them.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 13, 1864