The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1881

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p.2 Storm Cautions - editorial about gov't signal service.

p.3 Court of Revision - James Swift appealed against the assessment of the str. Gipsy. She is assessed at $12,000. Confirmed.

H.C. Rothwell assessed $7,500 on two steamers. The Princess Louise cost between $4,000 and $5,000; was offered $4,500 for her and would take that amount now. Assessment reduced to $4,500. Crusoe to be entered for $1,500.

James Swift appealed assessment on str. D.C. West. Reduced from $2,500 to $2,000.


The Meteorological Office has ordered up the cautionary signals.

The schr. Eureka has cleared from Portsmouth with stone for Charlotte.

The schr. Forest Queen has arrived from Oswego with 250 tons grate coal.

The schr. H. Dudley is here awaiting orders. She will probably load grain for Oswego.

Owing to the heavy blow this afternoon the str. Maud went to the Cape by the foot of the island.

The barge Frontenac, belonging to the K. & M. Forwarding Co., has been placed on the ways at Portsmouth for overhauling.

The tug Active has arrived from Oswego, with the barge John Gaskin in tow, the latter carrying 1,050 tons of coal for Montreal.

The work of repairing the tug Traveller is being rapidly pushed forward at Garden Island. She will be off next week. An attempt is now being made to locate the place where the boiler lies in Lake St. Francis.

The corn-laden schooner Camanche, which was sunk in the Welland Canal on the 3rd, was raised yesterday and taken in tow of the W.A. Booth to Buffalo, where she will be docked and repaired. The slow work of the American wrecking masters does them no credit. 14 days have been spent in a work which Capt. John Donnelly and men could have accomplished in 24 hours.

Turned Up All Right - man thought to have drowned off prop. Ontario.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 17, 1881