The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1879

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The schr. Edward Blake is ashore at Presque Isle. She is loaded with salt for Chicago, the cargo being loaded here. One of Messrs. Calvin & Breck's steamers has been sent to her assistance.

The schr. Sybilla is ashore at Adolphustown. Aid will be sent to her.

Pumps have been telegraphed for from Valley Feld. They are required to raise the steam barge Saxon which sank on Sunday evening. She was loaded with 10,000 bushels of barley belonging to Messrs. Phippen & Graham, of Belleville. She had been cut through with ice.

Wind Wafts - South Bay is pronounced by the Belleville Intelligencer a poor place for anchorage. The proposed Murray Canal would be a fine place - for bull frogs.

p.3 Harbor Line - map in City Clerk's office shows extension of wharf lines.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 25, 1879