The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1893

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The wages paid sailors now is $1.25 per day and board.

The schr. B.W. Folger will make another trip across the lake for coal.

The schr. Fleetwing has cleared for Sodus Point to load coal. This is her last trip.

At 10 o'clock this morning there had not been a single arrival at any of the wharves along the docks.

The tug Thomson with one barge cleared for Montreal last night. The tows are becoming smaller.

The captain of the schr. Worts engaged a crew here today. When he arrived at Portsmouth his crew retired. The Worts cleared today for Oswego to load coal for Toronto.

A despatch was received this morning that a leak had occurred in the Welland canal near Thorold. Capt. McMaugh, of the prop. Bannockburn, has wired that he cannot possibly get through before the first of the week. The leak may cause a much longer delay.

Death of Joseph Shaw - worked for R. & O. N. Co.; fell into hold of str. Corsican at Montreal, which resulted in his death.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1893