The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1881

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Capt. Donnelly reports the schr. Marysburg a total loss.

The schr. Erie Belle is reported to have made an unusually quick trip from Port Colborne to Kingston.

The steamer Maud, repainted and overhauled, has left the Marine Railway. She is now in good condition for the fall business.

Freights must be remarkably low here when the News says the A.G. Ryan takes 8,000 bushels of barley to Oswego at $2.

The captain of the schr. White Oak did not complain of having to wait four days to be towed up from Brockville, but of taking four days to load before being towed up.

Welland Canal.

Gleniffer, Chicago, Kingston, wheat.

New Wrecking Company - The new wrecking company, chartered by the Dominion Government, is now being formed. It will have a capital of $300,000, and before next Spring is expected to be in a condition to undertake active operations. At the outstart it is proposed to have three wrecking steamers, one of which will be located at the Gulf, one at Kingston and one at Detroit, equipped with the most modern apparatus. The Kingston boat will be under the command of an experienced and most capable captain. Capt. Donnelly will be the Company's Superintendent.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1881