The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1882

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p.2 A Verdict Rendered - Capt. Sam Fraser has just obtained a verdict for $6,000 against a Buffalo firm for breach of contract. He, while Captain of the schr. Brooklyn, contracted to carry iron from Marquette to Buffalo at the rate of $3.25 per ton. In the Spring when he went for orders he could not get them or the iron. Several vessel men sued for damages to the amount of $45,000 and verdicts aggregating $22,000 have been rendered.

p.3 Purchasing Tugs - Mr. J.E. Gregory, of Hamilton, and Capt. Merriman are in the city and have concluded the purchase of the tugs Mixer and F.A. Folger for the Dominion Wrecking Company. The price paid for both is $10,000. The tugs will do the usual harbour work. A larger and more powerful steamer will be secured for wrecking purposes and either or any of the local tugs purchased can be used to assist her. The Wrecking Company will open an office in the old Dominion Telegraph Co.'s building.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1882