The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1858

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p.2 Lake Ontario & St. Lawrence Steamers - str. Ontario to start. [Northern Journal]

Imports - 6.

p.3 Marine News

The flags of the shipping at Oswego were at half-mast, on Monday, in token of respect for Mr. Hugh Ferguson, one of the oldest sailors on the lake.

Through For England - We learn that the schooner Black Hawk is at Ashler, loading with staves for England, and that quite a number of other vessels are also preparing for the same trip. [Chicago Tribune]

We learn that the schooner Bay City was dismasted in a squall on Lake Huron on Thursday night. She is bound down with a cargo of wheat.

The Syracuse lost two men overboard. We have no further particulars.

The brig C.P. Williams lost her topmast and topgallant mast on Lake Michigan.

The brig Elias Cross had her main boom carried away. [Detroit Tribune 1st]

ad - The steamer Champion, Capt. Sinclair, will leave the St. Lawrence wharf, foot of Johnson street, this (Friday) evening, at 6 o'clock, for Toronto and Hamilton, calling at intermediate ports.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1858