The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1852

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p.2 The American steamer Rochester, carrying the mail from Hamilton to Lewiston, has been permitted, in consideration, to call with freight and passengers at Port Dalhousie and Niagara, a privilege which has not been conceded to any other American steamer.

Kingston and Cape Vincent

The Steamer


Capt. Seymour

Having been chartered by the Watertown and Rome Railroad Company, will, until further notice, run in connection with their trains, as follows:-

Leave Cape Vincent Leave Kingston

6 A.M. 8:30 A.M.

11 A.M. 2:30 P.M.

5:30 P.M. 8 P.M.

Fare to Cape Vincent 50 cents.

Fare to Watertown $1.00

Fare to Rome $3.25

Passengers taking the 8:30 a.m. boat for the Cape will arrive in Albany the same evening, in ample time for the boats for New York.


R.C. Bartlett, Agent for Kingston, at United States and Bay of Quinte Wharf.

Kingston, May 12th, 1852.

The Fire at Prescott - while lying at Buckley's wharf, sparks from smokepipes of Bay State started fire in warehouses of Mr. Hooker. [Telegraph]

Yacht Race - A match came off yesterday between the new yacht Prima Donna and the Hochelaga. The course lay from the starting point in the harbor, down the river around Milton's Island, thence upward around Simcoe, and home. The Prima Donna came in the winner, the Hochelaga some miles behind.


Arrivals and Imports

May 10th - Schr. Abbott, Chatham, 27,000 staves, Calvin & Cook.

Schr. Perry, Whitby, 905 bbls. flour, T. & J. Mitchell.

Schr. Belfast, Montreal (cargo list)

May 11th - Str. Era, Montreal (cargo list)

Schr. Victory, Oswego, 100 bbls., 400 bags salt, J. Carruthers; 5 tons coal, J. Counter; 14 bbls. and 40 short cable chains, 1 bbl staples, S. Farewell; 15 tons coal, E.P. Ross.

Str. Ottawa, Montreal (cargo list)

Str. Prince of Wales, Cape Vincent (cargo list)

Str. Ontario, Oswego (cargo list)

May 12th - Str. Northerner, Clayton (cargo list)

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent (cargo list)

Schr. Argyle, Oswego, in ballast.

Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent (cargo list)

Str. Gildersleeve, Cape Vincent - passengers and baggage.


May 10th - Str. Northerner, Ogdensburgh - passengers and baggage.

Str. Cataract, Lewiston, 65 bu. grass seed.

Scow, J. Morton, 150 cords firewood.

Schr. R. Susan, Oswego, 100,000 feet pine lumber.

May 12th - Str. Lady of the Lake, Cape Vincent - passengers and baggage.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 13, 1852