The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1864

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p.2 ad for str. Kingston, Capt. Thos. Howard, for Toronto and Hamilton.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-Imports - 2.

-Accident To The Gem - ran aground near the Ducks, leaked and capsized; crew rescued by fishing boat; Gem later towed to Garden Island by City of Hamilton .

-Removed - offices of Hon. John Hamilton and Mr. C.H. Hatch, Agent of the Royal Mail Line, removed from Atlantic Wharf to St. Lawrence Wharf.

-On A Strike - The men employed in the Marine Railway struck this morning, in consequence of it being the intention to reduce their wages. The work on the new boats was entirely stopped, but a very few of the men being in the yard.

-New Vessel For Liverpool - built at Cleveland for Liverpool Co., now at Windsor for rigging.

-Loss of the Brig Emma Jane - capsized off Port Burwell.

-St. Lawrence & Welland Canals - if tolls are paid through one canal, then goods pass free through the other.

-First Arrival From Chicago - prop Empire, Capt. Richardson, of Northern Transportation Co. Line. [Plaindealer]

-Passed Up - about 40 have passed, from Buffalo canal. [Detroit Free Press]

-Off The Reef - sch. H.S. Walbridge on West Sisters Reef, jettisoned 200 bbls. of salt and got off. [Toledo Blade 25th]

-Port Stanley - Moffat, str. Michigan, Starlight, Josephine & Union busy.

-Loss of the Pride of America - struck outside of Milwaukee harbor; built last year by Shickluna.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 May 1864