The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1874

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p.2 Wallaceburg - scow Fenton damaged by fire.

City Council - Petition of Capt. Taylor and many other vessel captains residing here, setting forth that as vessels deteriorate yearly they should not be assessed at their actual value like real estate; that this year there have been general and exceptional losses, which, besides direct losses, have more than ever decreased vessel values; they therefore ask for a reduction of assessments - referred to Court of Revision.

At Work - The str. Maud last night visited the steamers working at the wreck of the Star near the Ducks. About 60 tons of her deck load of iron rails had been removed, and she was expected to be taken off today.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1874