The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1854

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p.2 Storm on Lake Huron - The Schooner Buckeye State, which put into St. Clair River from Lake Huron on Saturday, reports Schooner Fortune, Barque Badger State, Schooner Luther Wright, Propeller Forest Queen, all ashore between Presque Isle and Thunder Bay Islands. A severe storm had been raging on Lake Huron during the four preceding days.

The steamer New Era, Capt. Chrysler, arrived at Montreal on Saturday, being the first boat for the season.

For Charter - From and after the 1st May ensuing, for the season of navigation, the steamer John Counter, built in 1853. Length of keel, 200 feet; breadth of beam 34 feet; draft of water, 4 feet; diameter of cylinder 46 inches; stroke 11 feet. Further description and conditions of charter made known on application to the undersigned.

Kingston, April 22nd, 1854. W.A. Geddes.

ad - Wolfe Island Railway & Canal - additional stock required to be paid in... W.A. Geddes, Secretary.

Port of Kingston - Exports - 19th - Str. John Counter, Cape Vincent - 1 horse and waggon.

Ferry Boat, Cape Vincent - 1 horse, 1 mare.

Schr. Sarah Bond, Oswego - 128,008 feet lumber, 214 bdls lath

20th - Str. John Counter, Cape Vincent - 2 horses.

Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh - pass and baggage.

21st - Str. Ontario, Oswego - pass and baggage.

Str. John Counter, Cape Vincent - do., do.

April 25, 1854


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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1854