The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1873

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - Nov. 1. (50 vessels reported under Long Point)

-Vessel Disasters - sch. Henry Folger , E.F. Judd, C.B. Jones and str. Amazon ashore on north side of North Manitou; str. Fred Kelly ashore near Escanaba; sch. J.W. Nicholas a total loss at Pt. au Pelee; the barque Bocambria ashore at Long Pt., and L.C. Woodruff 10 miles below Burwell.

-Cannot Be Moved - When Messrs. Calvin & Breck's wreckers abandoned the prop. Young America, which went ashore near 30 Mile Point, south shore, more pumps were got from Buffalo. They were not sufficient to extricate her, and she has been deserted. Her bottom must be very bad.

-Stolen Boats - Brown Jug is still missing; Radford's scow was located at Sackett's Harbor.

-Important Decision - in a case involving lost baggage on burned steamer Kingston, the Company was found not liable.

p.3 The Theodore Perry - almost 8000 bushels of grain saved; she is ashore at foot of Wolfe Island.

-Off Again - Theodore Perry brought to port, being kept afloat by pumps.

-Three-Quarters Time - The shipyard and commercial establishments are, on account of the short hours of daylight and slack work, reducing their workmen to 3/4 time. Messrs. William Power & Co. of the Marine Railway have made the reduction.

-A Port of Refuge - 18 steam craft in harbor waiting for end to gale.

-Imports - Nov. 1.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1873