The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 23, 1852

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p.2 The Navigation - Upper Lakes - The Steamer Arrow left Detroit on Wednesday for Cleveland, via Sandusky. The steamer Northerner entered Cleveland on the 13th from the Grand River - the first arrival of the season. She had sailed for Dunkirk, above Buffalo. Buffalo harbor is pretty well cleared of ice. Toronto harbor is not yet open. An attempt was made to get out the Admiral, by cutting the ice, but it was unsuccessful.

Since writing the above, we see that the Admiral has been liberated, and is advertised to leave Toronto for Rochester every Tuesday and Friday.

The Oswego Times of the 15th inst. has the following:- Our river and harbor are entirely clear of ice, and the navigation between this and the head of the lake, Toronto, ect., is as clear now as in July. The steamer Lord Elgin 'fired up' on Saturday to try her machinery, and is now waiting for some railroad freight, upon the arrival of which she will leave for Toronto....

March 24, 25, 1852


March 26, 1852

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 23, 1852