The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1879


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p.2 Toronto - A meeting of sailors was held last night for the purpose of organizing a union. The rate for going through the Welland Canal was fixed at $1 and of sailing on Lake Ontario at $25 per month.

p.3 Steamer Pierrepont - The steamer Pierrepont made a trip to Garden Island and back today. Out in the harbour she encountered some thick ice, but her passage was made comparatively easily. The record of the past few years is as follows:

1873 steamer Pierrepont - April 12th

1874 " Watertown - March 28th

1875 " Pierrepont - April 9th

1876 " Pierrepont - April 17th

1877 " Pierrepont - April 7th

1878 " Pierrepont - March 10th

April 17, 1879

nil (pages 3 & 4 missing)


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Publication:
16 Apr 1879
Local identifier:
KN.13653
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 16 Apr 1879