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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1875

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p.2 sch. Royal Oak, from Hamilton, driven ashore at Queen's Wharf, Toronto.

-Marine Notes - arrivals and departures; schr. W.W. Grant, owned by Mr. Eccles of Wolfe Island, ashore near Bath, towed off by Calvin & Breck.

-The Wrecks - The schr. Star was safely hauled out on the Marine Railway and is being repaired. A new line sufficiently long to reach the Jessie Macdonald in her shallow bed at Belle's Island is coming from New York.

The gale caused a suspension of work on the Babineau & Gaudry - bother such a ridiculously long name.

-The Blow - sch. Picton lost jibboom in squall 8 miles off Oswego.

-Tows - forwarding companies are sending barges down the river with their own tugs.

-For Chicago - Arabia left with cargo of salt.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1875