The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1880

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p.1 Barque Garden Island - [Hamilton Times] - details of vessel in storm off Ireland; Capt. William Zealand in command, brother of Capt. Ed Zealand who was lost with prop Zealand on Lake Ontario.

Life Stations - a long article bemoaning the lack of life-saving stations on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes - details. [Globe]

p.3 Civil Docket - Wiggins vs Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company - defendant wants costs of delay in unloading cargo of sch. Erie Stewart - details.

The str. Shannon is being hauled out at Picton to save her from being damaged by the ice as she lies on the bottom. As soon as her repairs are completed the steam barge Saxon will be hauled out for enlargement.

A Late Trip - The sch. Eureka, laden with iron ore from the Levant mine, left this morning for Cape Vincent. The ore will be shipped thence by rail for H.C. Roberts & Co. to Charlotte. The Maud towed the vessel over. She took her canvass along. Her lines were so much frozen this morning that they had to be cut to give the vessel freedom.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1880