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[Artic Expedition]

The screw steam-whaler Hope, commanded by Sir Allen Young, with the expedition to search for and rescue Mr. Leigh Smith and his companions, the officers and crew of the Arctic exploring yacht Eira, on the coast of Franz Joseph Land, beyond Nova Zembla, has started upon her laudable errand. She was preceded by a smaller vessel, the Kara, which we noticed three weeks ago; but the Kara was not, as we stated, built by Mr. John Harvey, at Wivenhoe, near Colchester. She was built at Wivenhoe by the Yacht and Ship Building Company, now in liquidation, the business of which is officially conducted by Mr. E. J. Gardiner, of Walbrook, City.

Source: The Illustrated London News, July 1, 1882, p.11