The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1886

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The yacht Norah, of Belleville, is being rebuilt at Deseronto.

The steambarge D.D. Calvin has 686 tons of coal from Sandusky for James Swift.

The str. D.D. Calvin has arrived at Garden Island. She was two days on the lake, and there were fears as to her safety.

The props. Armenia and D.R. VanAllen are in port from Ogdensburg. They are lying here because of stress of weather.

The schrs. Nellie Hunter and Baltic are at Picton loading barley, which will probably be the last shipped from that port during the season.

The schooner Ida Walker is ashore and a total wreck near Presque Isle. This is the fifth or sixth vessel lost by Capt. Savage during the past few years, the others being the Burlington, William John, Peerless and Agnes Hope.

The Canadian government is being sharply criticized because of its failure to establish life stations and keep paid crews along the dangerous coast of Prince Edward county. For years the government has been appealed to to establish the service. It was a volunteer crew that saved the men, and a braver lot could not be found. The men have sixteen days' drill every year for which they receive $1.50 per day.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 24, 1886