The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Enterprise (Collingwood, ON), May 25, 1882

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The Northern Belle is kept going these times for all its worth. She is a splendid little boat, makes very fast time, and is a favorite with travellers. A more gentlemanly and courteous number of men than her officers it would be difficult to find, and a passenger who is not pleased with them ought to be dropped into solitary confinement on some island.

- The occasion of the first trip of the tug Ann Long was a sad one, but the boat did her duty well, and may safely claim to be the trimmest little craft of her kind on the lakes. She is a very fast boat and when her machinery is put into good working order she will be able to hold her own with any of our mercantile marine. In the hands of Messrs. Noble Bros., of Killarney, she must be successful.

- The Campana arrived on Tuesday morning, having made the round trip to Duluth in 7 days. She brought 10, 000 bushels of Manitoba wheat and a few passengers.


To Capt. Campbell, Officers and

the Str. Manitoulin:

SIRS, - We, the survivors of the passengers of the ill-fated steamer Manitoulin feel we cannot allow this opportunity to pas without tendering to you some expression of our gratitude. The feeling and acknowledging our deliverance upon God we look upon you and your crew as the instrument in the of Providence of saving the lives of many of the passengers and admire the courage under the trying circumstances in which you were placed...

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Bill Hester
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Enterprise (Collingwood, ON), May 25, 1882