The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1858

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p.1 Prospective Steamers - two to be built to run from Grand Haven to Milwaukee, 235' x 34' x 13'. [Buffalo Courier]

p.2 Welland Canal Closed - By a telegram from St. Catherines, we learn that navigation on the Welland Canal is closed for the season by the recent cold weather, with no prospect of its again opening, unless the weather should moderate. Only two vessels were frozen in.

p.4 Forfeiture of A Canadian Vessel - The barque Fame has been forfeited to the United States Government. A Detroit paper says:

"Some time in the summer she took on a quantity of liquor at Amherstburgh, C.W., for Port Sarnia, C.W. She stopped here and at Port Huron, but failed to report the liquor, according to the provisions of the law, at either port, although requested to do so at the latter place. The Judge held the neglect to be unlawful, incurring the penalty of forfeiture. As it is said to be an unintentional oversight on the part of the master of the vessel, a probably successful application will be made to the Treasury Department to remit the penalty."

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Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1858