The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1859

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p.1 The steamer Kaloolah has commenced running between Port Stanley and Buffalo, touching at the intermediate ports. She leaves Port Dover on the evenings of Monday and Thursday, at 9 o'clock, to connect with the Welland Railway and the steamer Peerless, for Toronto. The trip to Toronto will, thereby, be more pleasant and rapid than by any other route. [Simcoe Standard]

p.2 Vessels For Europe - On the 18th there passed through the Welland Canal, on the way to Europe, the following vessels:

Name From For Cargo

Caroline Detroit Liverpool Staves

G.D. Donsman " " "

Gold Hunter " Bordeaux "

Grand Turk " Hamburg "

J.G. Deshler Cleveland Queenston "


To Ship Owners and Others

The Schooner QUEEN OF THE LAKES, built in 1857, capacity 15,500 Bushels of Wheat, Class A-1, is offered at private sale. This vessel is well found and in good condition; her superiority is so well known and acknowledged on the Lakes, that further description is needless. Terms of sale make known on application to either of the undermentioned parties.





May 12th, 1859.

City Council - Report of Committee on Wharves and Harbor - Mr. Scobell is willing that wharf for city should be built outside of his wharf, Dr. Dickson having agreed to build it there if city would accept that site; city was taking legal proceedings against G.T.R. - the G.T.R. had no authority to enter the harbor.

A Man Drowned - fell over promenade deck railing of steamer Niagara between Charlotte and Toronto. [Globe]

p.4 The Antelope, of Hamilton, laden with staves, is in port, bound for England. An American clipper sch., said to be for the same destination, came in on Saturday evening and anchored, but we did not learn her name.

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Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1859