The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1858

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p.2 Outward and Homeward Bound - The schooner Indian Queen, a fine vessel of about 350 tons, hailing from Toronto, was here on Monday and left in the afternoon, bound for Glasgow. And on Monday the bark Kershaw, from Liverpool for Detroit, came in from below.

No less than ten lake vessels are under orders for the transatlantic voyage.

An enlargement of the Welland Canal would give to this growing direct trade an immense impetus.

Important To Shipbuilders & Lumbermen - Lloyds will allow hemlock in four year class of vessels. [St. John's N.B. Courier]

Collingwood Trade - Evergreen City is 4th prop to load at Chicago for Collingwood. [Collingwood Press]

We learn, says the Chicago Tribune, that the Captain of the barque L. Crawford, received a letter from its owners at Cleveland, ordering "to strip and lay up." They also write that there is no freight to be obtained at that or any other port, for sail vessels, and that the present low prices for down freights will not warrant them in keeping the vessel in commission. The Crawford is a No. 1 vessel, and if that class of vessels begins thus early to lay up, what will become of the scores of old schooners? But better lay up than sink money, and they are sure to do that at the present low state of freights.

p.3 Imports - 11; Exports - 11.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 12, 1858