The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1870

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p.2 Imports - 4.

-The Cobourg Regatta - An Unexpected Failure.

-Man Found - body supposed to be a sailor lost off the sch. Melrose.

-Arrived - barque Thermutis from Liverpool.

p.3 The Harbor - busy with arrival of the grain fleet.

-Another Tug - tug Lady Franklin of Oswego, latterly owned and employed in Toronto, now working in Kingston.

-Police Court - sailor charged $2 for being drunk.

-George Johnson and Patrick Higgins, two seamen belonging to the sch. James Platt, of Oswego, Capt. Golden, were arrested for insubordination on board their vessel, on complaint of S.B. Hance, Esq. American Consul. The case was remanded until the afternoon, and the prisoners retained counsel. This promises to be an interesting case to sailors generally. Later - The 2 sailors arrested for insubordination on board the James Platt, at the instance of the U.S. Consul, were discharged on promising to return to their work and behave like men.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Aug 1870