The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 2, 1858

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p.1 building a 800 ton ship at Green Bay, Wisconsin for Liverpool.

p.2 On Tuesday the 31st August, 1858, Messrs. Calvin & Breck's new tug steamer Hercules, William Miller, commander, piloted by Capt. E. Martin, left Matilda with the schooner Mermaid in tow, drawing 5 1/2 feet of water, and 20 feet beam, together with the barge Fortitude, E. Berry, owner, drawing 3 1/2 feet, and 23 feet beam, and towed them outside the canal to Prescott, having come up the Gallop Rapid. We understand that this is an achievement which has never been before accomplished -proving the great power and efficiency of the steamer.

A Fearful Gale, And Loss Of The Barque New Brunswick - cargo of walnut timber at Point Pelee Island, Lake Erie; owned by Henry Eberts of Chatham.

p.3 Imports - 31, Sept. 1st.

Acceptance of Challenge - from yacht Rivet by yacht Belle.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 2, 1858