The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1863

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p.2 Launch at Garden Island - Messrs. Calvin & Breck's new schooner Marion L. Breck, named after a daughter of one of the firm, was launched on Saturday afternoon from the yard of the builders and proprietors at Garden Island. The new craft, which was handsomely decorated with flags, was afterwards towed round the harbor, having on board a brass band and a small party of excursionists. The Marion L. Breck has a freight capacity of about 16,000 bushels, and is intended for the grain and timber trade. She is a handsome and staunch looking craft, and appears to be well adapted for the purpose for which she is intended. (formerly Wm. Penn -ed.)

The Passport - A favorable change having taken place in the weather, Messrs. Calvin & Breck set their pumps to work on Saturday morning and by evening had made good progress in relieving the Passport of the water with which she was filled. Her main deck was pumped dry and a considerable quantity of water raised from her hold. Arrangements were being made for inserting three steam pumps which had been brought from Oswego for the purpose, and it was expected that the boat would be in a condition today to allow of an examination of her injuries.

A Fast Boat - The tug propeller Maria Love arrived here on Saturday from Detroit, on her way to New York, having made run from Port Dalhousie in twelve hours - a very quick passage. After a brief stay in port the tug resumed her voyage.

For Quebec - The schooner Adelaide, belonging to Quebec, was in the harbor on Saturday, on her way back to that port from Rochester with 2,228 barrels of apples.

Capt. Perry's New Propeller - In our notice of the launch of this boat in Saturday's issue, the name of the Ontario Foundry was an error coupled with the name of the firm - Messrs. Davidson & Doran - who are building the engines and boiler. We should have said the Kingston Foundry.

p.3 Imports - 6.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1863