The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1879

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p.3 The Sailors' Union - The Garden Island sailors having broken the rules of the Union, a meeting of the latter took place this morning, at which the Garden Islanders were blackballed, and information of the fact telegraphed to all shipping points.


St. Lawrence and Chicago Forwarding Co. - Arrivals: Schrs. Blanche, 7,190 bushels of wheat from Colborne; Nelly Sherwood, 6,000 bushels peas from Consecon. Departures - Tug Frank Perew with barges Onandaga, 18,330 bushels wheat; Oneida, 8,040 bushels wheat; 9,196 bushels peas; Albert, 9,005 bushels peas, 2,655 bushels wheat; Alfred, 13,142 bushels.

Montreal Transportation Company: Arrivals - Barge Montreal, from Napanee, 14,359 bushels peas; schr. Garibaldi, from Hamilton, 12,027 bushels peas; tug Glide from Oswego, in charge of barges Cherokee, 567 tons of coal, and Iroquois, 560 tons coal. Discharges: tug Glide left for Montreal with barges Glengarry, 15,000 bushels wheat; Dalhousie, 17,287 bushels rye; Cayuga, 17,428 bushels wheat; Montreal, 14,350 bushels peas; and Cherokee, 567 tons coal.

Swift's wharf - prop. Cuba, from Toronto; str. Algerian on her first downward trip; the prop. Africa left for Toledo. The Corsican left on her trip today and the D.C. West will commence running on the Rideau Canal tomorrow.

At Gunn's wharf, the Arabia, of Montreal, is loading salt in bags for Chicago. The Adventurer left for Ottawa this morning.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 May 1879